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Last updated: 13 December 2019
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Date:Thursday 5 September 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic SHAC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Shackleton MR.1A
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WB861
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1952
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Griffon 57
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ballykelly-RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Ballykelly RAF Station (EGQB), United Kingdom
Narrative:
Wheels-up landing during a circuit detail. The Shackleton was serving with RAF 240 Sqn.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Avro Shackleton / as compiled by Chris Ashworth


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