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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21055
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:07-MAR-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.6
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WH951
C/n / msn: SH1676
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Luqa -   Malta
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Luqa, Malta
Narrative:
Written off 7/3/1957: The brakes failed on landing at Luqa, Malta. WH951 overshot the runway and ran into a wall. Remains struck off charge 21/03/1957 as CAT 5(C) in Malta

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm
https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/101153-raf-canberra-losses-malta.html
http://www.aviationinmalta.com/MilitaryAviation/AccidentsMilitary/19501959/tabid/651/language/en-US/Default.aspx
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=989


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2008 11:05 JINX Added
08-Apr-2013 01:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 14:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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