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Last updated: 12 May 2021
Fecha:martes 10 octubre 1961
Tipo:Handley Page Hastings C.2
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: WD498
Numéro de série: HP67/126
Año de Construcción: 1951
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 37
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:El Adem RAF Station (   Libia)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Aeropuerto de Salida:El Adem RAF Station, Libia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
During takeoff from RAF El Adem the pilot's seat slid back. The Hastings stalled and crashed, bursting into flames.

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