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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Datum:maandag 28 maart 1955
Type:Vickers Varsity T.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: WJ888
Constructienummer: 615
Bouwjaar: 1952
Motoren: 2 Bristol Hercules 264
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:2,4 km (1.5 mijl) W of Colyton (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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