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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29573
Last updated: 29 December 2019
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Date:21-APR-1957
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.31
Owner/operator:615 GS ATC Royal Air Force (615 GS ATC RAF)
Registration: XA298
C/n / msn: 840
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Kenley, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Kenley, Surrey
Destination airport:RAF Kenley, Surrey
Narrative:
c/no. 840: T.31B Cadet TX3 XA298 RAF. Built to contract No 6/Acft./6023/c.b.8a. Delivered to the Air Training Corps 12/11/52. To 615 Glding School, ATC, at RAF Kenley.

Written off 21/4/57 in a flying accident at RAF Kenley, Surrey: Spun in after intermediate towing cable broke on take off. Fortunately both occupants survived the accident.

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 00:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-May-2012 13:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2013 13:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]

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