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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155029
Last updated: 3 October 2020
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Date:04-MAR-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.(I) 8
Owner/operator:59 Squadron Royal Air Force (59 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XH207
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 mile S of the Sorpe Dam -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Geilenkirchen, West Germany
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 04/03/1959: Crashed into a hill three miles south of Sorpe Dam, West Germany killing both crew. It was low flying in poor weather and was between fifty and ninety miles off course

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1959.htm
http://www.bywat.co.uk/gallb8-3.html
http://number59.com/new_59/post_war.html
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C424528
http://web.archive.org/web/20171027112406/http://sg-etuo.de:80/Main/EDUOCanberras


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Apr-2013 02:13 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Apr-2013 07:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase]

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