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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154992
Last updated: 2 February 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra T4
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: WT477
C/n / msn: 71420
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2,5 mi E of Hemswell, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Dived into the ground out of cloud at Spital-in-the-Street.
The pilot contacted Coningsby after take off and cleared the circuit but no further radio calls were made. Some 55 minutes later the aircraft was seen diving inverted at an angle of 45 degrees and at over 500 knots near Hemswell.The pilot was a Canadian,Flt. LT JohnTetroe, Navigatot Flt. Lt Rough and the third member was Flying officer who on a break from flying duties but was putting in hours required to maintain his flying duty allowance. He was then acting as a controller but not on the airfield.


Revision history:

12-Apr-2013 00:25 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Jun-2014 00:45 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Nature]
21-Mar-2015 15:41 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Feb-2021 18:24 royclittlewood@msn.c Updated [Narrative]

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