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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247808
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:07-NOV-1951
Time:day
Type:Percival Proctor Mk IV
Owner/operator:1 ASS Royal Air Force (1 ASS RAF)
Registration: NP337
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Sculthorpe, 3 miles west of Fakenham, Norfolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Locking, Westeron-Super-Mare, Somerset
Destination airport:RAF Sculthrope, Fakenham, Norfolk
Narrative:
Percival Proctor Mk.IV NP337, 1 ASS (Air Signals School), RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 7/11/1951 when flew into trees during a CGA (Ground Controlled Approach) to RAF Sculthorpe, three miles west of Fakenham, Norfolk in adverse weather conditions. Although the aircraft was wrecked, there were no reported injuries to the crew.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.121 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Last Take-off: A Record of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 Colin Cummings p 192
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sculthorpe_Training_Area#Cold_War


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2021 18:25 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Feb-2021 21:02 MiG15 Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]
14-Feb-2021 00:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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