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Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Friday 6 October 1961
Type:Blackburn Beverley C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XM110
C/n / msn: 1046
First flight: 1958-03-19 (3 years 7 months)
Engines: 4 Bristol Centaurus 173
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bahrain International Airport (BAH) (   Bahrain)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A bomb had been placed aboard the Beverley in Kuwait. It exploded after the flight back to Bahrain.

Classification:
Sabotage

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Beverley Association
» 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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