Accident
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Donnerstag 25 März 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Varsity T.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: WF386
Werknummer: 545
Baujahr: 1951
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 264
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,6 km (1 Meilen) N of Swinderby RAF Station (   Großbritannien) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Swinderby RAF Station (EGXS), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The Varsity contacted a tree during an attempted overshoot at RAF Swinderby at night. The airplane crashed and caught fire.
It was serving with RAF 201 AFS.


Informationsquelle:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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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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