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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155078
Last updated: 3 September 2020
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Date:20-JUL-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: WD951
C/n / msn: 71033
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Woomera, South Australia -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Woomera, South Australia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built by English Electric 02/11/51, c/n 71033. Delivered to RAF as B.2 WD951 06/11/51. Served with the CSDE at RAF Swanton Moreley, and then with 15 Squadron. Struck off charge 30/04/1957 when transferred to Short Brothers & Harland for the Canberra U.10 drone conversion programme

Converted to U.10. First flight as such 28/07/58. Delivered to RAAF 26/03/59 at Edinburgh, SA, with installed Avon Mk 1 engines 404 and 607. Damaged by missile 20/07/59 at Woomera, SA. Approved for write off 13/10/59.

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a84.shtml
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=989


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Apr-2013 21:10 Dr. John Smith Added

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