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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57346
Last updated: 26 March 2021
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Date:05-JUL-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.(I) 8
Owner/operator:88 (Hong Kong) Squadron Royal Air Force (88 (Hong Kong) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WT331
C/n / msn: 71462
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shahjah, Abu Dhabi -   United Arab Emirates
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Shahjah, Abu Dhabi
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 05/07/1959: Struck the water during an asymmetric overshoot at Sharjah,Abu Dhabi, in bad weather. The crew were able to evacuate the aircraft safely. WT331 It was declared Cat 5 (un-repairable) and struck off charge on 14/08/1959.

Sources:

http://www.bywat.co.uk/gallb8.html
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1959.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
11-Apr-2013 22:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Apr-2013 01:16 n Updated [Operator]
13-Apr-2013 07:14 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Jun-2013 09:18 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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