Narrative:The Hastings transport plane crashed on landing. It went off the left side of the runway and ground looped 180 degrees.
|Date:||Thursday 12 April 1951|
|Type:||Handley Page Hastings C.1|
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| HP67/43|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Negombo RAF Station ( Sri Lanka)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Negombo RAF Station (CMB/VCBI), Sri Lanka|
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.