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Last updated: 27 May 2019
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Datum:Dienstag 5 März 1957
Zeit:11:00
Flugzeugtyp:Blackburn Beverley C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: XH117
Werknummer: 1023
Baujahr: 1956-11-07 (4 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Bristol Centaurus 173
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 22
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sutton Wick (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Abingdon RAF Station (ABB/EGUD), Großbritannien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
About 30 minutes after departing from RAF Abingdon, fuel starvation occurred. The Beverley crashed into a farm, killing two people on the ground. It appeared that a valve in the fuel system had been installed backwards, causing fuel starvation early in the flight.

Informationsquelle:
» BAAA-ACRO
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» UK Serials Resource Centre


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