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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154816
Last updated: 5 June 2021
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Date:30-NOV-1959
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: WH733
MSN: 71203
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Woomera, South Australia -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Woomera, South Australia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built by English Electric 10/07/53. Delivered to RAF on 16/07/53 as B.2 WH733. Served with 27, 21 and 57 Squadrons. Struck off charge 8/10/1957 upon transfer to Short Brothers & Harland for conversion to Canberra U.10

Converted to U.10, first flight as such 30/06/59. Flew to Australia with call sign VM-HDT 18/09/1959. Delivered to RAAF 02/10/59. Crashed on landing at Woomera 30/11/59. Written off 29/01/60

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a84.shtml
http://www.ukserials.com/losses_drones.htm
https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1954/1954

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

1 Jul 1983 B-107 Fuerza Aérea Argentina near Paraná w/o

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Apr-2013 16:18 Dr. John Smith Added

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