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Last updated: 21 January 2020
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Datum:vrijdag 10 januari 1958
Tijd:ca 22:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SHAC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Shackleton T.4
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: VP259
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar: 1950
Motoren: 4 Rolls-Royce Griffon 57
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:8 km (5 mijl) E of Forres-Kinloss RAF Station (FSS) (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Forres-Kinloss RAF Station (FSS/EGQK), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Forres-Kinloss RAF Station (FSS/EGQK), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
The Shackleton was engaged in Maritime Operational Training Unit (MOTU) training flights. The aircraft was flying night-time approaches at RAF Kinloss. During one of the circuits the Shackleton flew the pattern too high. It then flew into Haldon Hill, which was obscured by low clouds.

Bronnen:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» E-mail from Tony Cunnane, 18-10-2006
» The Avro Shackleton / as compiled by Chris Ashworth
» VPI Book of Remembrance


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photo of Avro-Shackleton-T-4-VP259
accident date: 10-01-1958
type: Avro Shackleton T.4
registration: VP259
 

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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