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Accident description
Last updated: 23 November 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 13 April 1963
Type:Blackburn Beverley C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XB268
C/n / msn: 1011 ?
First flight: 1956-03-14 (7 years 1 months)
Engines: 4 Bristol Centaurus 173
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near El Adem RAF Station (   Libya)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:El Adem RAF Station, Libya
Narrative:
The Beverley transport plane flew into terrain during a night time approach to RAF El Adem in cloudy weather.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» UK Serials Resource Centre


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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.
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