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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145564
Last updated: 28 March 2020
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Date:23-OCT-1978
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.31B Cadet TX.3
Owner/operator:615 VGS ATC Royal Air Force (615 VGS ATC RAF)
Registration: XA288
C/n / msn: 830
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Kenley, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Kenley, Surrey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
XA288 was one of four Slingsby T.31B Cadet TX.3 gliders (along with WT875, XA300 and XN242) that were damaged or destroyed in a hangar fire at RAF Kenley, Surrey.

However, XA288 was less severely damaged then the other three, and was later rebuilt/repaired. To G-BPCW, thence to EI-CJT at Rathcoole, Ireland

Sources:

www.ukserials.com


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-May-2012 15:21 Dr. John Smith Added
02-Jun-2013 18:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 17:49 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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