Accident description
Last updated: 20 September 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 29 May 1959
Type:Handley Page Hastings C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: TG522
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) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
One engine failed shortly after takeoff from Khartoum. The pilot returned to the airport, but the Hastings stalled on finals and crash-landed.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Hastings Bangs and Prangs and Splashes and Crashes


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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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