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Last updated: 31 October 2020
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Fecha:jueves 13 mayo 1954
Tipo:Vickers Varsity T.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: WF393
Numéro de série: 552
Año de Construcción: 1952
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 264
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Wigsley RAF Station (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Wigsley RAF Station, Reino Unido
Descripción:
During a flapless approach, the Varsity undershot the runway. The wing spar broke and the wings separated. The airplane caught fire.
The airplane was serving with RAF 11 FTS.

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


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