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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21152
Last updated: 31 October 2020
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Date:01-APR-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.Mk 2
Owner/operator:Empire Test Pilots School (ETPS)
Registration: WJ994
C/n / msn: R3/EA3/6619
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Farnborough, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Farnborough (EGUF)
Narrative:
Canberra B.2 WJ994 "19" of the Empire Test Pilots School was written off 1/4/1963: Control was lost when the port engine surged during final approach to an unauthorised 'roller' landing.The engine surge caused the Canberra to yaw badly and crash-land on the airfield, collapsing the undercarriage. The aircraft was written off and the pupil test pilot suspended from his Course.

Sources:

1. RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain 1983)
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
3. http://www.na3t.org/air/photo/LA01152-1
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20130717113810/http://daveg4otu.tripod.com:80/hancrash.html
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://z1.ifrm.com/2511/66/0/p1031048/ETPS_Aircraft_over_the_years_selected.docx.]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2008 14:39 JINX Added
02-Oct-2011 16:13 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Apr-2013 21:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2013 15:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
07-Oct-2013 18:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
07-Oct-2013 18:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
04-Dec-2018 10:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
21-Feb-2020 14:20 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]
21-Feb-2020 14:22 Iwosh Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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