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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21103
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.2
Owner/operator:Handley Page Aircraft Ltd
Registration: WJ622
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Napsbury Railway Station near Radlett, Hertfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Radlett, Hertfordshire
Destination airport:
Crashed on production test flight, flight controls jammed on take-off, aircraft hit railway embankment at Napsbury Railway Station, adjacent to the Handley Page airfield at Radlett Hertfordshire. Both crew killed.

Crew of Canberra WJ622
Flight Lt K.W. Dalton-Golding DFC, Handley Page deputy Chief Test Pilot
Mr M.G. Goodridge, Flight Test Officer


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.156 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT 233/201:
5. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 73)

Revision history:

15-Jun-2008 15:54 JINX Added
17-Jun-2008 10:37 JINX Updated
08-Apr-2013 18:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2013 18:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2013 19:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2017 20:29 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
07-Jan-2020 19:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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