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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20520
Last updated: 18 November 2018
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Date:10-NOV-1954
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.2
Owner/operator:Armstrong Siddely
Registration: WD933
C/n / msn: 71013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bitteswell, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Bitteswell, Leicestershire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
WD933 was the Armstrong Siddeley Saphire Sa.6/7 engine testbed: Written off 10/11/1954, Engines would not relight, crash landed and overturned at Bitteswell, Leicestershire

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
https://www.pprune.org/military-aircrew/269642-canberra-hours-3.html
http://www.aviationbanter.com/showthread.php?t=162438
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=144-pa1716_2&cid=3-5-133#3-5-133
http://www.transportarchive.org.uk/getobject.php?rnum=G3792&searchitem=&mtv=G1&pnum=104
https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1954/1954


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2008 15:54 JINX Added
10-Apr-2013 01:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
30-Jul-2013 01:23 Dave Starky Updated [Operator, Total occupants]

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