Runway excursion Accident Handley Page Hastings C.1 TG552,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 335903

Date:Thursday 12 April 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic hphs model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Handley Page Hastings C.1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: TG552
MSN: HP67/43
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Negombo RAF Station -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Negombo RAF Station (CMB/VCBI)
The Hastings transport plane crashed on landing. It went off the left side of the runway and ground looped 180 degrees.


Hastings Bangs and Prangs and Splashes and Crashes
Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings


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