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Accident description
Last updated: 28 October 2016
Date:Monday 12 April 1954
Type:Vickers Varsity T.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WF428
C/n / msn: 570
First flight: 1952
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 264
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Thorney Island RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Thorney Island RAF Station, United Kingdom
During a single engine approach the remaining engine lost power. The Varsity undershot the runway.
It was serving with RAF 2 ANS.


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


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