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Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Datum:Dienstag 10 Oktober 1961
Flugzeugtyp:Handley Page Hastings C.2
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: WD498
Werknummer: HP67/126
Baujahr: 1951
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 37
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:El Adem RAF Station (   Libyen)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:El Adem RAF Station, Libyen
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
During takeoff from RAF El Adem the pilot's seat slid back. The Hastings stalled and crashed, bursting into flames.

Informationsquelle:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Hastings Bangs and Prangs and Splashes and Crashes


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