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Type:Silhouette image of generic hpvi model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Handley Page Victor B.2
Owner/operator:55 Squadron Royal Air Force (55 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XH669
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF stn Waddington, Lincolnshire (WTN/EGXW) -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk (KNF/EGYM)
Destination airport:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire (WTN/EGXW)
Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) 21/6/1990: Severe overheating in the starboard engine damaged the flight controls resulting in an emergency landing at Waddington, Lincolnshire.

XH669 was not repaired and was struck off charge as Cat.5(G/I) and allocated to 9092M on the dump at Waddington for fire practice. On 12/5/95 the aircraft was scrapped, and cut up on site at Waddington. The nose section was removed for restoration at Rayleigh, Essex


1. Air Britain: RAF Aircraft XA100 - XZ999, published 2001
2. Handley Page Victor: The Crescent-Winged V-Bomber (Aerofax)

XH669 with a SAC sash - 1987: Pressurisation failure in USA visiting Pittsburg - "zapped" while undergoing repairs - also ANG badge on right fin over 57 Sqn badge - on strength of 55 at the time. xh669 photo: XH669 with a SAC sash - 1987 VictorXH669-1987-2copy.jpg XH669 refuels a pair of 5 Squadron Lightning F.6s on Sept 16, 1978 over RAF Abingdon, Oxfordshire Handley Page HP-80 Victor K2, UK - Air Force AN0992865

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Revision history:

22-Aug-2011 08:53 UIi Elch Added
07-May-2012 13:55 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Embed code]
07-Oct-2012 15:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
06-Jan-2013 14:39 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
23-May-2013 00:16 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
23-May-2013 00:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]
23-May-2013 00:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
17-Oct-2013 21:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Oct-2013 21:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Oct-2013 21:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]

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