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Fecha:martes 5 marzo 1957
Tipo:Blackburn Beverley C.1
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: XH117
Numéro de série: 1023
Año de Construcción: 1956-11-07 (4 months)
Motores: 4 Bristol Centaurus 173
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 17
Total:Fatalidades: 18 / Ocupantes: 22
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Sutton Wick (   Reino Unido)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Abingdon RAF Station (ABB/EGUD), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
About 30 minutes after departing from RAF Abingdon, fuel starvation occurred. The Beverley crashed into a farm, killing two people on the ground. It appeared that a valve in the fuel system had been installed backwards, causing fuel starvation early in the flight.

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
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