Accident
Last updated: 31 August 2014
Status:
Datum:donderdag 13 mei 1954
Type:Vickers Varsity T.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: WF393
Constructienummer: 552
Bouwjaar: 1952
Motoren: 2 Bristol Hercules 264
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Wigsley RAF Station (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Wigsley RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
During a flapless approach, the Varsity undershot the runway. The wing spar broke and the wings separated. The airplane caught fire.
The airplane was serving with RAF 11 FTS.


Bronnen:
» 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 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.
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