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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142142
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra PR.7
Owner/operator:RAF CFE
Registration: WT529
C/n / msn: 71441
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ancaster 5 miles N of Grantham, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell (EGYD)
Destination airport:
Dived into the ground near Ancaster, five miles north of Grantham, Lincolnshire after the trim motor malfunctioned. Both crew were killed: pilot was Wing Commander Bruce Cole, DFC, AFC and Bar

Wreckage recovered to 54 MU RAF Cambridge, where scrapped after accident investigation


Revision history:

29-Jan-2012 13:28 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 02:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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