Incident Percival Proctor Mk III LZ686,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 312038
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Date:Saturday 3 January 1948
Type:Percival Proctor Mk III
Owner/operator:47 Gp CF RAF
Registration: LZ686
MSN: H.456
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Little Staughton, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Little Staughton, Cambridgeshire
Percival Proctor LZ686 (47 Group Communications Flight): Written off (damaged beyond repair) 3-1-1948 when involved in a landing accident at RAF Little Staughton, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire

The Proctor was severely damaged while landing at RAF Little Staughton when it collided with a car, which had driven unauthorised onto the runway. The crew of the Proctor appear to be uninjured, but the drive of the car sustained injuries.

RAF Little Staughton is a former Royal Air Force station located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) south of Great Staughton, Cambridgeshire and 4.2 miles (6.8 km) west of St Neots, Cambridgeshire, England.


1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.87. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Final Landings: A Summary of RAF Aircraft and Combat Losses 1946 to 1949 by Colin Cummings p.359

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04-May-2023 07:53 Nepa Updated

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