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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21033
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:05-AUG-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra PR.7
Owner/operator:81 Squadron Royal Air Force (81 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WH795
C/n / msn: 71283
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Kai Tak -   Hong Kong
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tengah, Singapore
Destination airport:RAF Kai Tak, Hong Kong
Narrative:
Written off 5/8/1968: Landed too fast and too far down the runway, tyre burst on landing in bad weather witha strong tailwind at Kai Tak, Hong Kong. WH795 swung off the wet runway onto the grass and on hitting taxiway, fell over sea wall; came to rest in a sewage drain where it broke up

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
eyewitness report
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2008 03:32 JINX Added
14-Mar-2012 02:11 naomind Updated [Total occupants, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2013 23:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2013 23:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
20-Jun-2015 21:27 AlLah Updated [Operator, Location]

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