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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74419
Last updated: 8 June 2019
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Date:15-JAN-1949
Time:night
Type:Handley Page Hastings C.1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF) (Berlin Airlift)
Registration: TG521
C/n / msn: HP67/25
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Schleswigland RAF Station -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Runway collision with a service car from the Lancashire Aircraft Corporation.
My father was waiting to marshal 521 in when it stopped prematurely with strange sound like running a bar along metal railings.

Sources:

Die Rosinenbomber: Die Berliner Luftbrücke 1948/49, Huschke, Wolfgang j
Eye witness George Arthur Sawyer 2381963 id 09615


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-May-2010 12:03 TB Added
20-May-2010 12:12 TB Updated [Location]
15-Jan-2013 11:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
08-Sep-2013 16:45 TB Updated [Operator]
16-Feb-2017 14:08 TB Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
06-May-2018 06:42 Mjsengineer Updated [Source, Narrative]

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