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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161573
Last updated: 12 September 2019
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Date:06-JUL-1962
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.21
Owner/operator:644 GS ATC Royal Air Force (644 GS ATC RAF)
Registration: XN153
C/n / msn: 1157
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Spitalgate, near Grantham, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Spitalgate, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Slingsby T.21B Sedburgh TX1 XN153 C/n 1157 for RAF. Built to Contract No KF/2R/04/C.B.25(a)., awaiting collection 19/3/1959, and delivered on 23/3/1959.

On 6/7/1962, XN153, whilst with 644 GS, air training Cadets, RAF, was written off at Spitalgate, Lincolnshire. To the RAF Gliding & Soaring Association as RAF GSA313, later becoming BGA2024/"DDC" under civilian owership.

Stalled in from 25 foot on 14/2/1981, and withdrawn from use as damaged. Found at Davidstow in poor condition on 15/6/1990. Flew again after restoration on 24/12/1991. Last reported still airworthy with a syndicate at Perranporth, Cornwall

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1962.htm
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/t21.htm
3. http://www.demobbed.org.uk/aircraft.php?type=978
4. http://www.johnsshawaviation.co.uk/wordpress/other-restorations/slingsby-t21b-sedbergh/
5. http://www.aviationfanatic.com/ent_show.php?ent=5&AC_Regno=BGA-2024


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Oct-2013 17:55 Dr. John Smith Added
20-Oct-2013 18:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2019 18:41 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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