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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21058
Last updated: 18 August 2020
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Date:24-APR-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.15
Owner/operator:32 Squadron Royal Air Force (32 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WH971
C/n / msn: SH1696
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Akrotiri -   Cyprus
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus
Destination airport:RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus
Narrative:
Written off 24/04/1968: Touched down 500 yards from the threshold, at Akrotiri, Cyprus, bounced and swung off the runway breaking into three parts

Struck off charge 31/01/1970 as Cat.5(c) and broken up for spares and scrap

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm
http://www.radfanhunters.co.uk/Sharjah/WH971_Sharjah_11-63_RD.jpg
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=989


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2008 11:27 JINX Added
08-Apr-2013 01:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Jun-2015 21:29 AlLah Updated [Operator]

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