Accident English Electric Canberra B Mk.6 (BS) WJ767,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21122
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Date:Thursday 16 January 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
English Electric Canberra B Mk.6 (BS)
Owner/operator:139 (Jamaica) Sqn RAF
Registration: WJ767
MSN: 71275
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:North Sea, off Spurn Head, Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off 16/01/1958: Flew into the North Sea off Spurn Head while on a night approach to Binbrook, Lincolnshire, All three crew killed.

Wreckage not recovered; struck off charge 17/01/1958 as Cat.5(missing)


Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999

Revision history:

17-Jun-2008 09:42 JINX Added
17-Jun-2008 10:35 JINX Updated
06-Mar-2012 09:38 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Source]
06-Mar-2012 10:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
09-Apr-2013 01:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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