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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21108
Last updated: 22 August 2020
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Date:29-APR-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.2
Owner/operator:98 Squadron Royal Air Force (98 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WJ719
C/n / msn: 71239
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Samsun, Old Airport (SSX) -   Turkey
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Samsun, Old Airport (SSX)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 29/04/1963: Damaged when undercarriage retracted while taxying at Samsum, Tukey.
Flown to RAF Station Laarbruch, Germany with the underccarriage locked down for repairs, but assessed as beyond economic repair, and struck off charge 25/06/1963 as Cat.5(c)

Consigned to the Laarbruch dump for fire fighting/crash rescue trraining

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.rafjever.org/98squadhistory3.htm
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=989


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2008 21:30 JINX Added
17-Jun-2008 10:28 JINX Updated
02-Oct-2011 17:24 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Nature, Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2012 04:38 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source]
06-Jan-2013 14:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 23:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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