Narrative:During takeoff from RAF El Adem the pilot's seat slid back. The Hastings stalled and crashed, bursting into flames.
|Date:||Tuesday 10 October 1961|
|Type:||Handley Page Hastings C.2|
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| HP67/126|
|First flight:|| 1951|
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 37 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||El Adem RAF Station ( Libya)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||El Adem RAF Station, Libya|
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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.