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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21112
Last updated: 11 February 2020
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Date:12-DEC-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: WJ758
C/n / msn: 71266
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Ta' Qali -   Malta
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Ta Qali, Malta
Narrative:
Written off 12/12/1958 in a belly landing on the grass at Ta Qali, Malta after the undercarriage had jammed up due to an hydraulic leak

Struck off charge on 02/01/1958 as CAT 5(C) at Safi, Malta

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.bywat.co.uk/grv02.html
http://www.aviationinmalta.com/MilitaryAviation/AccidentsMilitary/19501959/tabid/651/language/en-US/Default.aspx
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm
https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/101153-raf-canberra-losses-malta.html
http://www.raf-butterworth-penang-association.co.uk/PDF/Issue%2030%20Summer%202011%20updated%20copy.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2008 22:12 JINX Added
17-Jun-2008 10:34 JINX Updated
09-Apr-2013 00:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 14:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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