Accident Handley Page Hastings C.2 WD484,
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Date:Wednesday 2 March 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic hphs model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Handley Page Hastings C.2
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WD484
MSN: HP67/112
Year of manufacture:1951
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Boscombe Down RAF Station -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Boscombe Down RAF Station (EGDM)
Destination airport:Boscombe Down RAF Station (EGDM)
The elevators were locked as the Hastings attempted to take off from RAF Boscombe Down. The airplane stalled at 200 feet and crashed.
The aircraft was flown by the RAF RRE (Radar Research Establishment).


Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
Hastings Bangs and Prangs and Splashes and Crashes
Test Flying Memorial Project


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