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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28690
Last updated: 12 September 2019
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Date:15-JAN-1953
Time:04:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster B Mk III
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: TX270
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:19
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:46 km SW off Agrigento -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with Valetta VX562 over the Mediterranean Sea in poor visibility and heavy rain.

Sources:

Military Aviation Disasters/David Gero
http://archiviostorico.unita.it/cgi-bin/highlightPdf.cgi?t=ebook&file=/archivio/uni_1953_01/19530116_0001.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
21-May-2010 13:19 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature]
28-May-2010 04:17 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
04-Mar-2012 15:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2012 07:58 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
23-Dec-2013 20:02 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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