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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Fecha:lunes 11 julio 1955
Tipo:Vickers Varsity T.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: WJ904
Numéro de série: 625
Año de Construcción: 1952
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 264
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:7,2 km (4.5 milles) N of Thorney Island RAF Station (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Thorney Island RAF Station, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Thorney Island RAF Station, Reino Unido
The Varsity was engaged in a single engine training flight when the propeller on the working engine was accidently feathered. The aircraft crash-landed.
It was serving with RAF No.2 Air Navigation School.

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Vickers Varsity / Roger Lindsay and Geoff Cruickshank, 1987


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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