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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21149
Last updated: 15 November 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:RAF Flying College Manby
Registration: WJ982
MSN: R3/EA3/6607
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
EE Canberra B.Mk.2 WJ982 RAF Flying Colege Manby: delivered 27/8/1953. Written off 28/09/1953: Lost power on approach, yawed and crash landed at RAF Manby, Lincolnshire. No reported injuries to the three crew


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.150 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Last Take-off: A Record of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 by Colin Cummings p 416
3. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983)

Revision history:

17-Jun-2008 12:03 JINX Added
09-Apr-2013 20:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Dec-2018 17:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
13-May-2021 21:11 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
17-May-2021 14:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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