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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20543
Last updated: 3 May 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra PR.3
Owner/operator:231 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (231 OCU RAF)
Registration: WE143
MSN: 71139
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire
Canberra PR.3 WE143 - Written off 23/6/1958: Yawed on asymmetric approach & wing hit ground at RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire. The pilot was killed and the navigator was injured


Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999

Revision history:

03-Jun-2008 23:32 JINX Added
03-Apr-2013 23:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 21:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
07-Feb-2020 13:03 stehlik49 Updated [Nature, Narrative, Operator]
03-May-2021 17:45 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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