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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20769
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:29-NOV-1954
Time:day
Type:Boulton Paul Balliol T.2
Owner/operator:RAF College Cranwell
Registration: WG128
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Cranwell North, Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire (EGYE)
Destination airport:RAF Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
Boulton Paul Balliol T.2 WG128 "D-W" of RAF College, Cranwell: Delivered 16/1/1953. RAF Service was with 7 FTS RAF Cottesmore, and the RAF College Cranwell (aircraft usually based at RAF Barkston Heath).

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 29/11/1954 when starboard undercarriage jammed and aircraft belly landed on north airfield at RAF Cranwell, Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.166 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1985 p.42)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.104
4. The Boulton Paul Balliol: The Last Merlin-Powered Aircraft Paperback Fonthill Media; First Edition edition (17 Mar. 2015) ISBN-13: 978-1781553619
5. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1950s-incident-logs#1954
6. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WG


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2008 20:44 JINX Added
26-Jun-2018 17:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Apr-2020 22:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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