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Last updated: 7 April 2020
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Datum:Samstag 13 März 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Varsity T.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: WF327
Werknummer: 519
Baujahr: 1951
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 264
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2,4 km (1.5 Meilen) SW of Syerston RAF Station (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Swinderby RAF Station (EGXS), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Syerston RAF Station, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The Varsity crew were attempting a single engine night landing at RAF Syerston when the aircraft stalled and hit the ground.
The airplane was serving with RAF 201 AFS.

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


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Distance from Swinderby RAF Station to Syerston RAF Station as the crow flies is 21 km (13 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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