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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57572
Last updated: 9 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B(I).58
Owner/operator:16 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: IF-918
C/n / msn: 71570
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kalaikunda IAF Station, Kharagpur -   India
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:IAF stn Kalaikunda, Kharagpur
Destination airport:IAF stn Kalaikunda, Kharagpur
Destroyed on the ground during a raid by Pakistan Air Force F-86s. Aircraft belonged to Wing Commander Peter M Wilson, who had just returned from a bombing sortie to Chittagong, Pakistan.


Air Forces Monthly FEB 2002, p32

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
26-Jun-2010 08:57 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2012 18:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2012 18:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn]
14-Apr-2013 13:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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