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Last updated: 7 December 2021
Date:Wednesday 16 September 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic TPIN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XM943
MSN: 552
First flight: 1958-11-19 (5 years 10 months)
Engines: 2 Alvis Leonides 514
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manawa (   Yemen)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Manawa, Yemen
The airplane was hit by a whirlwind as it landed. Directional control was lost and the plane hit a tree stump.

Runway excursion

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


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