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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155080
Last updated: 20 February 2021
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Date:17-DEC-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: WJ621
C/n / msn: HP188B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Edinburgh, South Australia -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Edinburgh, South Australia
Destination airport:Edinburgh, South Australia
Narrative:
Built by Handley Page 27/02/54. Delivered to RAF as B.2 WJ621. Served with RAF West Raynham Station Flight and 57 Squadron.

Struck off RAF charge 13/03/1958 upon transfer to Short Brothers & Harland at Belfast for conversion as part of the Canberra U.10 drone programme

Converted to U.10, first flight as such 22/01/60. Delivered to RAAF 10/03/60 at Edinburgh SA. Crashed on approach 17/12/64. Written off 10/02/65.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WJ
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a84.shtml


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Apr-2013 21:54 Dr. John Smith Added

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