Accident Vickers Varsity T.1 WJ904,
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Date:Monday 11 July 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic vars model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Varsity T.1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WJ904
MSN: 625
Year of manufacture:1952
Engine model:Bristol Hercules 264
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:7,2 km N of Thorney Island RAF Station -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Thorney Island RAF Station
Destination airport:Thorney Island RAF Station
The Varsity was engaged in a single engine training flight when the propeller on the working engine was accidently feathered. The aircraft crash-landed.
It was serving with RAF No.2 Air Navigation School.


Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
The Vickers Varsity / Roger Lindsay and Geoff Cruickshank, 1987

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
7 July 1960 WJ914 Royal Air Force - RAF 6 6,4 km SSW of Oakington RAF Station w/o

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