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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154994
Last updated: 14 April 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra T.4
Owner/operator:231 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (231 OCU RAF)
Registration: WT489
C/n / msn: 71458
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Written off 17/04/1967: Took off from a roller landing at Bassingbourn and then assumed a nose up attitude. It crashed into a house at Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire. The three crew were killed, but fortunately the house was empty at the time.

The three crew killed were

Flight Lieutenant Brian W. Seaman - aged 37
Flying Officer Graham M. Beach - aged 20
Pilot Officer Brian D. Meehan - aged 25

(See photographs below of the crew members graves)



Revision history:

12-Apr-2013 01:01 Dr. John Smith Added
04-Aug-2013 14:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
06-Aug-2017 19:08 Robbo Updated [Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 10:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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