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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29571
Last updated: 21 December 2019
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Date:13-JUN-1956
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.31B Cadet TX.3
Owner/operator:621 GVS ATC Royal Air Force (621 GVS ATC RAF)
Registration: XA313
C/n / msn: 855
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Hawkinge, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hawkinge, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no 855: T.31B Cadet TX3 XA313 RAF. Built to contract No 6/Acft./6023/c.b.8a. Delivered to the Air Training Corps 23/03/1953, to 621 Gliding School ATC.

Written off 13/6/56: Blown off course by a gust of wind whilst taking off at Hawkinge, Kent. Glider hit power cables and landed on the roof of a house.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/
http://t31club.com/t31_list.htm
https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/284073-air-cadet-gliding-pix-80s-pre-glass-8.html
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/t31.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
16-Apr-2012 00:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-May-2012 13:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2013 13:39 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
28-Jun-2013 07:50 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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