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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21132
Last updated: 10 November 2019
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Date:29-JAN-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra PR Mk 7
Owner/operator:58 Squadron Royal Air Force (58 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WJ824
C/n / msn: 71319
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:High Pike, 4 miles E of Uldale, Cumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 29/01/1963: Flew into high ground at High Pike four miles east of Uldale, Cumberland during a night sortie when the pilot failed to break off from low level when the weather deteriorated. Both crew were killed

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Pike
http://rafmountainrescue.com/canberra-crash-high-pike-cumbria-19623-stan-sheehans-experience/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2008 10:20 JINX Added
17-Jun-2008 10:28 JINX Updated
09-Apr-2013 19:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Apr-2013 19:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
28-Feb-2015 09:00 AlLah Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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