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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Date:Wednesday 8 April 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic TPIN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CC.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XM287
MSN: 541
First flight: 1958-08-20 (8 months)
Engines: 2 Alvis Leonides 514
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:48 km (30 mls) W Aden-Khormaksar RAF Station (ADE) (   Yemen)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Both engines failed. The Twin Pioneer overturned during the forced landing.

Forced landing outside airport

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


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