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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Datum:Montag 28 März 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers Varsity T.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: WJ888
Werknummer: 615
Baujahr: 1952
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 264
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2,4 km (1.5 Meilen) W of Colyton (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
One engine caught fire after which the remaining engine lost power. The Varsity crash-landed.
It was serving with RAF No.2 Air Navigation School.

Informationsquelle:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Vickers Varsity / Roger Lindsay and Geoff Cruickshank, 1987


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