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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20526
Last updated: 10 October 2019
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Date:15-JUN-1954
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B Mk 2
Owner/operator:617 (Dambusters) Sqn RAF
Registration: WD982
C/n / msn: 71053
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 15/6/1954 the engines of Canberra WD982 blew up on starting at RAF Binbrook, Lnicolnshire; the aircraft caught fire and was Damaged Beyond Repair.

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.bcar.org.uk/1950s-incident-logs#1954
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=989


Images:


My Father is pictured in foreground of last shot after exiting plane


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2008 16:42 JINX Added
31-Aug-2010 08:38 spook181 Updated [Source]
16-Feb-2012 02:18 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
03-Apr-2013 21:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2017 18:35 Kate Updated [Aircraft type, Photo, ]
09-Oct-2018 18:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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