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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21056
Last updated: 30 June 2020
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Date:17-AUG-1964
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B Mk.15
Owner/operator:45 Squadron Royal Air Force (45 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WH958
C/n / msn: SH1683
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kai Tak -   Hong Kong
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kai Tak, Hong Kong
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 17/8/1964: Abandoned take off from Kai Tak after it ran into a flock of birds (kite hawks). WH958 ran off the runway and into Hong Kong Harbour, but all four crew survived

Crew:
Lt R.A. Renton OK.
F/O G.N. Wade OK.
F/O M.S. Clark OK.
Sgt I.A. Ramsey OK.

Struck off charge 29/12/1964 as Cat.5(c) and scrapped at Kai Tak

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1964.htm
http://www.bywat.co.uk/gall01.html
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/birds/birdstrikes.htm]
https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1049993/
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=989


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2008 11:17 JINX Added
17-Jul-2010 12:47 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2012 01:36 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 01:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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