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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58798
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:03-AUG-1983
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra T.17
Owner/operator:360 Sqn RAF
Registration: WJ625/EC
C/n / msn: HP191B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1/2 mile east of RAF stn Gibraltar, Gibraltar (LXGB) -   Gibraltar
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:LXGB
Destination airport:EGUY
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed 3.8.1983: Entered cloud shortly after a three aircraft take off from Gibraltar. WJ625 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea after the pilot became disorientated and lost control. All three crew were killed

Sources:

http://www.360sqn.org.uk/360WATNow.htm
http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19830803_wj625.pdf
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=989
http://www.pprune.org/military-aircrew/188057-canberra-research.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2009 10:39 mike Added
26-Aug-2011 14:45 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Apr-2013 23:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 16:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
08-Apr-2013 18:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn]
09-Mar-2015 18:57 Colinv583 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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