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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21125
Last updated: 8 March 2021
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Date:16-JUL-1964
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.16
Owner/operator:6 Sqn Royal Air Force (6 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WJ771
C/n / msn: 71344
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 miles S of Khartoum -   Sudan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Nairobi
Destination airport:RAF Akrotiri
Narrative:
Written off 16/07/1964: Disintegrated and crashed 15 miles south of Khartoum, Sudan after entering an active Cumulo-Nimbus cloud at 40,000 ft. Broke up in flight, possibly due to explosive decompression in turbulance. The three crew were killed

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1964.htm

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

24 Oct 1960 WT504 58 Sqn RAF 0 12 miles NNE of RAF stn Wyton, Cambridgeshire w/o
11 Mar 1968 WJ770 Royal Air Force (RAF) 3 Sinopoli (RC) w/o


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2008 09:54 JINX Added
17-Jun-2008 10:28 JINX Updated
09-Apr-2013 15:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Jul-2014 15:18 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
20-Jun-2015 21:31 AlLah Updated [Operator, Departure airport]

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