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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20770
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:14-JUL-1954
Time:day
Type:Boulton Paul Balliol T.2
Owner/operator:RAF College Cranwell
Registration: WG129
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire (EGYE)
Destination airport:RAF Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire (EGYE)
Narrative:
Boulton Paul Balliol T.Mk.2 WG129: Delivered 16/1/53. RAF service was with 7 FTS, RAF Cottesmore, Rutland and the RAF College Cranwell (aircraft usually based at RAF Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire)

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 15/7/54: Engine failed on take-off, and aircraft hit wires during forced landing in a field at Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.161 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1985 p.84)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.71
4. The Boulton Paul Balliol: The Last Merlin-Powered Aircraft By Alec Brew
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WG
6. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1950s-incident-logs#1954


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2008 20:47 JINX Added
13-Apr-2020 23:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Apr-2020 20:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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