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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155079
Last updated: 7 March 2021
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Date:18-FEB-1964
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: WJ604
C/n / msn: HP171B
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:Edinburgh, South Australia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built by Handley Page 31/08/53 (one of 75 built by Handley Page Aircraft at Radlett). Delivered to RAF as B.2. Served with 21 and 9 Squadrons. Served in Suez crisis against Egypt in 1956.

Struck off charge 08/10/1957 upon transfer to Short Brothers & Harland at Belfast for conversion to Canberra U.10 drone programme

Converted to U.10, first flight as such 20/11/59. Delivered to RAAF 22/12/59 at Edinburgh SA. Crashed 18/02/64 at Woomera, SA due to control failure. Written off 31/03/64

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a84.shtml
http://www.ukserials.com/losses_drones.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Apr-2013 21:45 Dr. John Smith Added

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