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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25115
Last updated: 17 January 2021
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Date:28-MAR-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster B Mk III GR
Owner/operator:MRS Royal Air Force (MRS RAF)
Registration: SW286
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF North Front -   Gibraltar
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF St. Eval. Cornwall
Destination airport:RAF North Front, Gibraltar
Narrative:
Lancaster of RAF School of Maratime Reconnaissance Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28/3/1952: overshot landing at RAF North Front, Gibraltar and undercarriage raised to facilitate an emergency stop.
Aircraft skidded off runway into the sea, all eleven crew uninjured

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft SA100-VZ999, James J. Halley, 1985
www.baaa-acro.com/archives/accident_1952.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
21-May-2010 13:27 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
21-May-2010 13:28 TB Updated [Nature]
29-Sep-2012 11:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Mar-2013 15:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Mar-2013 15:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport]
29-Nov-2018 09:54 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Narrative, Operator]

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