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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 159888
Last updated: 11 June 2020
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Date:18-APR-1952
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington T Mk X
Owner/operator:2 ANS Royal Air Force (2 ANS RAF)
Registration: PG296
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Thorney Island, Emsworth, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Thorney Island, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Thorney Island, Hampshire
Narrative:
The crew was completing a local training sortie at RAF Thorney Island. During the final approach completed with an engine voluntarily inoperative, the pilot-in-command lost control of the airplane when the second engine failed. The aircraft stalled and belly landed in a field located short of runway. There were no casualties.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
2. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://www.baaa-acro.com/1952/archives/crash-of-a-vickers-619-wellington-x-in-raf-thorney-island/]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Sep-2013 01:45 JINX Added
27-Apr-2015 19:36 Slizack Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport]
18-Apr-2017 22:12 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Nov-2018 22:00 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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