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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58798
Last updated: 13 February 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra T.17
Owner/operator:360 Squadron Royal Air Force (360 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WJ625/EC
C/n / msn: HP191B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1/2 mile east of RAF stn Gibraltar, Gibraltar (LXGB) -   Gibraltar
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:LXGB
Destination airport:EGUY
Crashed and destroyed 3.8.1983: Entered cloud shortly after a three aircraft take off from Gibraltar. WJ625 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea after the pilot became disorientated and lost control. All three crew were killed


Revision history:

24-Feb-2009 10:39 mike Added
26-Aug-2011 14:45 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Apr-2013 23:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 16:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
08-Apr-2013 18:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn]
09-Mar-2015 18:57 Colinv583 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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