Incident General Aircraft Hamilcar I NX861,
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Date:Thursday 15 January 1948
Type:General Aircraft Hamilcar I
Owner/operator:297 Sqn RAF
Registration: NX861
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Tarrant Rushton, Blandford Forum, Dorset
Destination airport:RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire
General Aircraft Hamilcar NX861: Written off (Damaged beyond repair) 15/01/1948 in a forced landing at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire. No further details.


1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Final Landings: A Summary of RAF Aircraft and Combat Losses 1946 to 1949 by Colin Cummings p.318
3. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft NA100-NZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1992)
4. 297 Sqn RAF ORB for the period 1-4-46 to 30-11-50: National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR27/2493/3:

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29-Dec-2011 07:21 Uli Elch Added
20-May-2023 08:40 Nepa Updated

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