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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137327
Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Date:23-SEP-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DOVE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Devon C Mk1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: VP964
MSN: 04257
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kobberminebugt -   Greenland
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Narsarsuaq (BGBW), Greenland
Narrative:
Ditched into shallow water after being unable to locate the airfield. The crew and passengers escaped but the aircraft was covered by the rising tide. Wreckage was sold as G-AOIZ which was allocated in 1956 (see G-INFO) and cancelled as destroyed on 23 Sep 61

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jul-2011 12:49 TB Added
09-Jul-2011 14:59 TB Updated [Location, Destination airport]
20-Sep-2017 20:07 Anon. Updated [Location, Destination airport]
21-Sep-2019 09:43 MatthewC Updated [Narrative]

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