Accident description
Last updated: 1 September 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 8 April 1959
Type:Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XM287
C/n / msn: 541
First flight: 1958-08-20 (8 months)
Engines: 2 Alvis Leonides 514
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:48 km (30 mls) W Aden-Khormaksar RAF Station (   Yemen)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Both engines failed. The Twin Pioneer overturned during the forced landing.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» 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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