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Status:
Date:Friday 6 October 1961
Type:Blackburn Beverley C.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XM110
MSN: 1046
First flight: 1958-03-19 (3 years 7 months)
Engines: 4 Bristol Centaurus 173
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bahrain International Airport (BAH) (   Bahrain)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A bomb had been placed aboard the Beverley in Kuwait. It exploded after the flight back to Bahrain.

Classification:
Sabotage
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Beverley Association
» UK Serials Resource Centre


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type: Blackburn Beverley C.1
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accident date: 06-10-1961
type: Blackburn Beverley C.1
registration: XM110
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accident date: 06-10-1961
type: Blackburn Beverley C.1
registration: XM110
photo of Blackburn-Beverley-C-1-XM110
accident date: 06-10-1961
type: Blackburn Beverley C.1
registration: XM110
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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