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Accident description
Last updated: 28 October 2016
Date:Wednesday 4 May 1966
Type:Handley Page Hastings C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: TG575
C/n / msn: HP67/66
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:El Adem RAF Station (   Libya)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:El Adem RAF Station, Libya
Destination airport:El Adem RAF Station, Libya
The right hand main undercarriage collapsed on landing. The aircraft slid, causing the left hand gear to collapsed as well. A small fire erupted, but this was quickly contained.


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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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