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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21156
Last updated: 12 September 2020
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Date:06-MAR-1958
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.2
Owner/operator:35 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (35 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WK125
C/n / msn: R3/EA3/6639
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr El Adem -   Libya
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF El Adem, Lybia
Narrative:
6 March 1958, Canberra B2, WK125 of 35 Squadron force landed in the desert after one engine failed and the second gave problems on an overshoot at El-Adem, Lybia. The incident happened at night and the crew were listed as Flt Lt Ashworth, Flying Officer Dockar and Flying Officer Hyde. All survived without serious injuries.

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1958.htm
http://www.raf-butterworth-penang-association.co.uk/PDF/Chrismas%202011.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2008 15:02 JINX Added
10-Apr-2013 00:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2013 18:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]

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