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Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Datum:Mittwoch 20 Januar 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Varsity T.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: WF391
Werknummer: 550
Baujahr: 1952
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 264
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5 km (3.1 Meilen) NNE Hullavington RAF Station (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Hullavington RAF Station, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The Varsity flew into the ground during a Blind Approach Beam System (BABS) approach at night. The airplane was serving with RAF 1 ANS.

Informationsquelle:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Vickers Varsity / Roger Lindsay and Geoff Cruickshank, 1987


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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