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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21025
Last updated: 5 June 2021
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Date:19-JUN-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra T.19
Owner/operator:85 Squadron Royal Air Force (85 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WH714
MSN: 71181
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Binbrook, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire (EGXB)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 19/6/1968: The brakes failed while taxying at Binbrook, Lincolnshire, and WH714 ran away down hill into a hedge and damaged beyond repair. Struck off charge as Cat.5(C) 24/6/1968.

Moved to the dump at Binbrook for crash rescue/fire fighting training until removed as scrap in October 1969

Sources:

1. Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
2. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?35982-Canberra-WH872
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm
4. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1960s-incident-logs#1968


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2008 01:06 JINX Added
05-Apr-2013 14:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2013 14:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
22-Jul-2013 09:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2013 09:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
15-Sep-2014 12:09 Jixon Updated [Location]

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