ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142142
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Date:16-JAN-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra PR.7
Owner/operator:RAF CFE
Registration: WT529
C/n / msn: 71441
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ancaster 5 miles N of Grantham, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell (EGYD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Dived into the ground near Ancaster, five miles north of Grantham, Lincolnshire after the trim motor malfunctioned. Both crew were killed: pilot was Wing Commander Bruce Cole, DFC, AFC and Bar

Wreckage recovered to 54 MU RAF Cambridge, where scrapped after accident investigation

Sources:
http://www.bcar.org.uk/1950s.html
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/details/C6578580?descriptiontype=Full
http://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?t=112376
http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950_-_1959_16.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jan-2012 13:28 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 02:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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