Accident Vickers Varsity T.1 WF386,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 335130

Date:Thursday 25 March 1954
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: WF386
MSN: 545
Year of manufacture:1951
Engine model:Bristol Hercules 264
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:1,6 km N of Swinderby RAF Station -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Swinderby RAF Station (EGXS)
The Varsity contacted a tree during an attempted overshoot at RAF Swinderby at night. The airplane crashed and caught fire.
It was serving with RAF 201 AFS.


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


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