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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155019
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Date:26-AUG-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra PR.7
Owner/operator:13 Squadron Royal Air Force (13 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WT540
C/n / msn: 71484
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Akrotiri -   Cyprus
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus (AKT/LCRA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 26/08/1959: Yawed during an asymmetric approach to Akrotiri, Cyprus after the port engine failed. It belly landed off the runway

Not repaired; Struck Off Charge 05/11/1959 at No.103 MU Akrotiri, Cyprus

Sources:

https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1394999/
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1959.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Apr-2013 20:15 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Apr-2013 07:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]

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