Narrative:One engine failed shortly after takeoff from Khartoum. The pilot returned to the airport, but the Hastings stalled on finals and crash-landed.
|Date:||Friday 29 May 1959|
|Type:||Handley Page Hastings C.1|
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| HP67/26|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 25|
|Total:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 30 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||1,6 km (1 mls) S of Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) ( Sudan)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan|
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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.