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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155477
Last updated: 24 April 2019
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Date:14-JAN-1958
Time:
Type:Bristol 171 Sycamore Mk 3A
Owner/operator:A&AEE (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment )
Registration: WT939
C/n / msn: 12896
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Boscombe Down, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Boscombe Down Wiltshire (EGDM)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-G-ALTB, registered as such 17/11/1950. Registration cancelled as "transferred to Air Ministry as WT939" on 22/02/1953. Sent to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, for cold weather trials

Written off 14/01/1958: The pilot exceed the maximum speed during rearward flight at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire and lost control. WT939 struck the ground and rolled over. One of the two crew were injured

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1958.htm
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ALTB.pdf
http://www.filton.flyer.co.uk/bristol/prod171.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20121121143549/http://www.rotorspot.nl:80/g-1.htm
https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1953/1953


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2013 18:21 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Oct-2014 17:29 Route Updated [Operator]

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