ASN Aircraft accident Avro 691 Lancastrian C.2 VL970 Hucknall Airport
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Date:Tuesday 29 March 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic a691 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 691 Lancastrian C.2
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: VL970
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Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hucknall Airport (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Hucknall Airport (EGNA), United Kingdom
Control was lost during an attempted overshoot. A wing hit the ground and the airplane carthwheeled, catching fire. The Lancastrian was flying on behalf of Rolls Royce at the time.

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


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