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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Estado:
Fecha:martes 25 agosto 1964
Tipo:Vickers Varsity T.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: WF329
Numéro de série: 521
Año de Construcción: 1951
Motores: 2 Bristol Hercules 264
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Topcliffe RAF Station (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Topcliffe RAF Station (EGXZ), Reino Unido
Descripción:
The Varsity crew were carrying out a single engine approach to RAF Topcliffe at night. During the approach the wing dropped. The aircraft hit the ground and cartwheeled.
The aircraft was serving with RAF AES (Air Electronics School).

Fuentes:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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