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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155081
Last updated: 15 February 2021
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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: WJ623
C/n / msn: HP190B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Woomera, South Australia -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Woomera, South Australia
Destination airport:
Built by Handley Page and notified as awaiting collection 21/01/54. Delivered to RAF as B.2 WJ623 on 28/01/1964 . Served with 101, 9 and 50 Squadrons, and the RAF Upwood Station Flight. Struck off charge 07/03/1958 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 11/03/60. Delivered to RAAF 16/05/60 at Edinburgh SA. Destroyed by missile 12/12/63. Written off 20/01/64


Revision history:

13-Apr-2013 22:37 Dr. John Smith Added

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