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Date:Tuesday 27 November 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Neptune MR.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WX546
MSN: 426-5159
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Topcliffe RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Topcliffe RAF Station (EGXZ), United Kingdom
Narrative:
The Neptune belly landed in error at night at RAF Topcliffe, North Yorkshire.

Classification:
Gear-up landing
Runway mishap

Sources:
» ukserials.com
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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