ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21061
Last updated: 2 September 2014
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Date:14-SEP-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.6
Owner/operator:RAF 9 Sqn.
Registration: WH982
C/n / msn: SH1707
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 miles SSW of Idris -   Libya
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Idris, Lybia
Destination airport:RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus
Narrative:
Written off 14/9/1959: Force-landed and caught fire 1 miles SSW of Idris, Libya after both engines failed on take off. The crew of three escaped safely

Sources:
Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1959.htm
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=989
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1959.htm#sep

WH982

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2008 13:52 JINX Added
08-Apr-2013 02:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 02:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
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