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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 4 February 1958
Type:Blackburn Beverley C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XH118
C/n / msn: 1024
First flight: 1956-12-03 (1 year 2 months)
Engines: 4 Bristol Centaurus 173
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Beihan (   Yemen)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft suffered a double engine failure and overturned when the pilot was attempting an emergency landing. One crew member was killed in the crash.

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» UK Serials Resource Centre


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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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