ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168127
Last updated: 27 November 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic PEMB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hunting Percival Pembroke C1
Owner/operator:El Adem SF Royal Air Force (El Adem SF RAF)
Registration: WV706
MSN: P66/009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Akrotiri -   Cyprus
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus
Destination airport:
Hunting Pembroke C.Mk.1 WV706: Delivered 22/12/1953. RAF Service career was as follows: 205 Group Communications Flight, RAF Abu Sueir Station Flight, Levant Communications Flight, 1417 Flight, 152 Squadron, A&AEE Handling Sqn, RAF El Adem Station Flight.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 18/6/1969. Struck Off Charge as Cat.5(G/I) to ground instructional airframe as 8064M - Dec 1969. To Akrotiri fire dump 9/1971, for fire fighting/crash rescue training, since perished.


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.221 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 103)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.455

Revision history:

29-Jul-2014 19:24 gerard57 Added
29-Jul-2014 19:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Damage]
23-Feb-2017 20:04 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-Oct-2019 13:37 Uli Elch Updated [Location]
21-Jul-2020 01:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2020 01:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
28-Dec-2020 15:31 Jixon Updated [Operator, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description