ASN Aircraft accident Handley Page HP.42E AS983 Donibristle RAF Station, Scotland
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Date:Thursday 1 August 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic hph4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Handley Page HP.42E
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: AS983
MSN: HP.42/8
First flight: 1931-12-30 (8 years 7 months)
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Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Donibristle RAF Station, Scotland (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Damaged in heavy landing; repaired for one test flight early 1941, then scrapped; ex G-AAXF "Helena" Imperial Airways impressed by RAF.

Heavy landing
Runway mishap

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