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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142148
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:10-AUG-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra T.4
Owner/operator:Laarbruch SF Royal Air Force (Laarbruch SF RAF)
Registration: WT484
C/n / msn: 71442
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wesel-on-Rhine, near Empel -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Laarbruch, (G)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft had almost recovered from a steep high speed dive when the starboard wing dropped and it dived into the ground at Wesel-on-Rhine, near Empel, West Germany. It exploded on impact killing the three crew.

Crew:- S/L R.W. Bradley Q.F.I., P/O C.J. Miller, F/O S.C. Handley

Sources:

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C424474
http://www.laarbruch-museum.net/ENG/Crashes/10081956.html
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jan-2012 15:11 Dr. John Smith Added
12-Apr-2013 00:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
06-May-2013 18:51 Nepa Updated [Operator]
05-Nov-2019 10:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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