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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57352
Last updated: 30 April 2021
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Date:23-FEB-1967
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B(I).6
Owner/operator:213 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF
Registration: WT322
MSN: 71486
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Weseke, Nordrhein-Westfalen, near Munster -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Brüggen, Germany
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 23/02/1967: Rolled inverted and dived into the ground at Weseke, West Germany during a sortie over the Nordhorn Range. The three crew were killed
Crew:
F/O WILKINSON , Geoffrey William (pilot.) RAF - killed
F/Lt HARRIS , David William James (nav.) RAF - killed
F/O CHALK , Ian Kenneth (bomb) RAF - killed

The duty officer at the time reported: "As I understand it, The aircraft flew back to base low level (250ft) from Nordhorn but just North of the Rhine was advised by Brüggen Air Traffic Control to climb to 2,000ft for recovery. Somewhere in that climb control of the aircraft was lost and it crashed. "

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1967.htm
http://www.geocities.ws/cornfield12000/nordhornrange3.html
https://www.gov.uk/search-armed-forces-memorial-roll-of-honourroll-of-honour.php?SerialNo=R7261
https://www.gov.uk/search-armed-forces-memorial-roll-of-honourroll-of-honour.php?SerialNo=R7262
https://www.gov.uk/search-armed-forces-memorial-roll-of-honourroll-of-honour.php?SerialNo=R7263


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
11-Apr-2013 21:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-May-2013 20:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
21-Jul-2013 03:52 dave b Updated [[Operator, Narrative]]
21-Jul-2013 07:54 harro Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
27-Nov-2019 18:06 Herbie Updated [Location]
01-Mar-2021 14:45 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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