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Last updated: 23 April 2021
Datum:zaterdag 8 april 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748 Andover C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: XS609
Constructienummer: Set 16
Bouwjaar: 1966
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden: 12
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 18
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Siena/Ampugnano Airport (SAY) (   ItaliŽ)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Siena-Ampugnano Airport (SAY/LIQS), ItaliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Pisa-San Giusto Airport (PSA/LIRP), ItaliŽ
One of the engines failed on takeoff from Siena. The wing dropped and contacted the ground. The Andover cartwheeled and caught fire.
The airplane carried home graduates of the RAF parachute training school.

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
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» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Apr 9, 1972


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Siena-Ampugnano Airport en Pisa-San Giusto Airport bedraagt 84 km (52 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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