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Last updated: 15 October 2021
Datum:dinsdag 27 april 1976
Type:Armstrong Whitworth AW-660 Argosy C.1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: XR105
Constructienummer: 6783
Bouwjaar: 1962
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Boscombe Down RAF Station (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Boscombe Down RAF Station (EGDM), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Boscombe Down RAF Station (EGDM), Verenigd Koninkrijk
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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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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