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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223263
Last updated: 8 May 2019
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Date:18-DEC-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DOVE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.104 Dove 5
Owner/operator:Royal Ceylon Air Force (RCyAF)
Registration: CS403
C/n / msn: 04489
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:China Bay, Trincomalee -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:China Bay airfield (TRR)
Destination airport:Colombo
Narrative:
Lost engine on take-off and crashed into oil storage at the airfield.

Sources:

http://www.airforce.lk/history_pages.php?pages=the_barker_years
Singapore Standard 19 December 1958, p14


Revision history:

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21-Mar-2019 09:29 TB Added

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