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Last updated: 14 April 2021
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Date:Monday 25 October 1954
Type:Vickers Varsity T.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WF384
C/n / msn: 543
First flight: 1952
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 264
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,6 km (1 mls) SSE of Barnaby, Nottinghamshire (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Both engines failed. The Varsity bellylanded in a field and ran into river.

Sources:
» Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Vickers Varsity / Roger Lindsay and Geoff Cruickshank, 1987


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