Narrative:The Twin Pioneer was on a supply dropping mission when it flew into rising terrain.
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain
|Date:||Thursday 2 March 1961|
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.1
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 514|
|First flight:|| 1957-08-29 (3 years 6 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Alvis Leonides 514|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Mount Meru ( Tanzania)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.