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Last updated: 15 October 2021
Datum:Dienstag 27 April 1976
Flugzeugtyp:Armstrong Whitworth AW-660 Argosy C.1
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: XR105
Werknummer: 6783
Baujahr: 1962
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Boscombe Down RAF Station (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Boscombe Down RAF Station (EGDM), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Boscombe Down RAF Station (EGDM), Großbritannien
The Argosy was on an asymmetric approach when a wing suddenly dropped. The airplane crashed and hit a building.
The Argosy was being flown by an Empire Test Pilots School handling crew from Boscombe Down.

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


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