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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21151
Last updated: 20 August 2017
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Date:20-NOV-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra T.Mk.17
Owner/operator:360 Sqn RAF
Registration: WJ988
C/n / msn: R3/EA3/6613
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Watton, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Watton, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 20/11/1968: The undercarriage was raised to stop after the port engine ingested a large bird (gull) on take off from Watton, Norfolk.

Not repaired: aircraft deemed to be damaged beyond economic repair, and struck off charge as Cat.5(c) on 07/03/1969

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/birds/birdstrikes.htm
http://www.360sqn.org.uk/360WATNow.htm
http://nzff.org/forum/index.php?showtopic=13088
http://www.adf-serials.com/nz-serials/wd948.shtml
http://www.rafwatton.info/History/1945toPresent/History1968/tabid/87/Default.aspx


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2008 14:33 JINX Added
17-Jun-2008 14:35 JINX Updated
17-Jul-2010 12:47 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Mar-2012 11:59 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]
09-Apr-2013 21:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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