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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168127
Last updated: 21 July 2020
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Date:18-JUN-1969
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic PEMB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hunting Percival Pembroke C1
Owner/operator:RAF El Adem Station Flight
Registration: WV706
C/n / msn: P66/009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Akrotiri -   Cyprus
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hunting Pembroke C.Mk.1 WV706: Delivered 22/12/1953. RAF Service career was as follows: 205 Group Communications Flight, RAF Abu Sueir Station Flight, Levant Communications Flight, 1417 Flight, 152 Squadron, A&AEE Handling Sqn, RAF El Adem Station Flight.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 18/6/1969. Struck Off Charge as Cat.5(G/I) to ground instructional airframe as 8064M - Dec 1969. To Akrotiri fire dump 9/1971, for fire fighting/crash rescue training, since perished.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.221 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 103)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.455
4. http://www.edendale.co.uk/GO/LTN.2.10.html
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WV
6. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17682-Percival-Pembroke-WV706-and-WV750


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jul-2014 19:24 gerard57 Added
29-Jul-2014 19:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Damage]
23-Feb-2017 20:04 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-Oct-2019 13:37 Uli Elch Updated [Location]
21-Jul-2020 01:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2020 01:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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