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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21148
Last updated: 18 January 2020
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Date:23-FEB-1954
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.2
Owner/operator:18 Squadron Royal Air Force (18 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WJ979
C/n / msn: R3/EA3/6604
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mile from RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Scampton (SQZ/EGXP)
Narrative:
Written off 23/02/1954: Lost power and stalled on BABS approach to RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire. Flew into the ground one mile short of the runway, killing all three crew

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.bcar.org.uk/1950s-incident-logs#1954
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=302


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2008 12:01 JINX Added
09-Apr-2013 20:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Nov-2018 06:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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