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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154812
Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Date:12-FEB-1964
Time:
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: WH652
C/n / msn: 71124
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Edinburgh, South Australia -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Edinburgh, South Australia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built by English Electric 31/10/52. Delivered to RAF as B.2 WH652. Served with 50, 76, and 32 Squadrons. Struck off charge 20/9/1960 when transferred to Short Brothers & Harland for conversion to Canberra U.10

Converted to U.10. First flight as such 12/12/61. Allocated to WRE 23/02/63. Delivered to RAAF 16/03/62 at Edinburgh SA. Destroyed by missile (probably a Thunderbird 2 or Bloodhound 2 SAM) at Edinburgh, SA on 12/02/64. Written off 31/03/64

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a84.shtml
http://www.ukserials.com/losses_drones.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Apr-2013 14:57 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Apr-2013 21:19 Dr. John Smith Updated

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