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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146851
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada Beaver AL1
Owner/operator:British Army Air Corps (AAC)
Registration: XP812
MSN: 1468
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Minden AB -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Minden AB
Destination airport:Middle Wallop
Engine failed shortly after take off due to fuel starvation. Pilot made a forced landing in a field (Cat.5), slightly injuring the occupants including Commander-in-Chief of the British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) General Sir James Cassels (54). Became instructional airframe. Sold as G-BMGE in 1985.


Passauer Neue Presse 13.10.1961, p2

Revision history:

22-Jul-2012 11:25 TB Added

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