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Last updated: 15 October 2021
Datum:Samstag 14 September 1957
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic SHAC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Shackleton MR.2
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: WL792
Baujahr: 1953-07-01 (4 years 3 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Griffon 57
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Gibraltar-North Front Airport (GIB) (   Gibraltar)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Gibraltar-North Front Airport (GIB/LXGB), Gibraltar
Two propellers were feathered after propeller overspeeding. Hydraulics were lost and the airplane belly landed at North Front Airport.

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Avro Shackleton / as compiled by Chris Ashworth


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