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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154796
Last updated: 27 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra U.10
Owner/operator:WRE Woomera
Registration: WH710
C/n / msn: 71179
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Woomera, South Australia -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Edinburgh, South Australia
Destination airport:
Built by English Electric 20/02/53. Delivered to RAF as B.2 WH705. Aircraft loaned to WRE arriving at Woomera on 02/06/53. Allocated RAAF Serial A84-3 on 13/06/53. Not known if RAAF Serial was applied. Also had Australian call sign VM-HDP. It was returned to RAF early in 07/58

To Shorts Belfast 22/07/58 for conversion to U.10.First flight 09/08/60. Despatched from Belfast 30/09/60 for Edinburgh. South Australia. Arrived on 17/10/60.

Destroyed by a missile at Woomera 26/05/65. Approved for write off 22/06/65


Revision history:

04-Apr-2013 22:12 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 14:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]

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