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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Date:Thursday 18 April 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic TPIN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.2
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XL994
C/n / msn: 530
First flight: 1958-06-22 (4 years 10 months)
Engines: 2 Alvis Leonides 514
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,6 km (1 mls) W of Bu Hafafa (   United Arab Emirates)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bu Hafafa Airfield, United Arab Emirates
Narrative:
The airplane dived into the ground while in the traffic circuit.

Sources:
» 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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