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Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Fecha:martes 27 abril 1976
Tipo:Armstrong Whitworth AW-660 Argosy C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: XR105
Numéro de série: 6783
Año de Construcción: 1962
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Boscombe Down RAF Station (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Boscombe Down RAF Station (EGDM), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Boscombe Down RAF Station (EGDM), Reino Unido
Descripción:
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.

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


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