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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238012
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:16-OCT-1956
Time:day
Type:Boulton Paul Balliol T Mk 2
Owner/operator:TC CF Royal Air Force (TC CF RAF)
Registration: WN161
MSN: BPA.4C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Upavon, Wiltshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Upavon, Wiltshire
Destination airport:RAF Upavon, Wiltshire
Narrative:
Boulton Paul Balliol T.Mk.2 WN161: Delivered 2/3/1954. RAF Service career was with the Station Flight, RAF Upavon, and the TCCS (Transport Command Communications Flight) also based at RAF Upavon

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 16/10/1956 when the undercarriage collapsed on landing at RAF Upavon. Airframe deemed as beyond economic repair, and Struck Off Charge 22/10/1956 as Cat.5(C) at No.49 MU RAF Colerne, Chippenham, Wiltshire. No reported injuries to the pilot.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.183 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 79)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.217
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WN


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jul-2020 22:29 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Jul-2020 08:27 Yarbi Updated [Operator, Operator]
13-May-2021 21:02 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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