Accident Vickers Varsity T.1 WF428,
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Date:Monday 12 April 1954
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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: WF428
MSN: 570
Year of manufacture:1952
Engine model:Bristol Hercules 264
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Thorney Island RAF Station -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Thorney Island RAF Station
Narrative:
During a single engine approach the remaining engine lost power. The Varsity undershot the runway.
It was serving with RAF 2 ANS.

Sources:

Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley

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