ASN Aircraft accident Avro Shackleton MR.1A WB818 Gan/Seenu Airport (GAN)
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Date:Saturday 20 May 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic SHAC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Shackleton MR.1A
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WB818
First flight: 1951-08-01 (9 years 10 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Griffon 57
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gan/Seenu Airport (GAN) (   Maldives)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Shackleton suffered taxiing accident at Gan. It was ferried to Singapore-Seletar Airport where it was withdrawn from use.

» The Avro Shackleton / as compiled by Chris Ashworth


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