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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21127
Last updated: 2 August 2020
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Date:31-JUL-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B Mk.16
Owner/operator:249 (Gold Coast) Squadron Royal Air Force (249 (Gold Coast) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WJ783
C/n / msn: 71364
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Akrotiri -   Cyprus
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus (AKT/LCRA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 31/07/1968: Nose wheel tyre burst on take off run, pilot abandoned take-off and hit barrier. Not repaired, struck off charge as Cat.5(c) 31/01/1970 at Akrotiri, Cyprus and broken up for spares and scrap

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
https://www.flickr.com/photos/249squadron/6085037276/
https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1201457/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2008 10:01 JINX Added
17-Jun-2008 10:26 JINX Updated
03-Feb-2013 02:54 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
09-Apr-2013 15:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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