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Type:Slingsby T.21B Sedburgh TX.1
Owner/operator:RAF College
Registration: WB966
MSN: 627
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
T.21B Sedburgh TX.1 WB966 C/n 627 RAF. Ordered under Contract No 6/Acft./3588/c.b.9(a). Delivered 2/3/50.

On 23/8/1962, WB966 was with the RAF College when it was written off (damaged beyond economic repair) in a "hard landing" at RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire.Struck off charge 23/8/1962 (same day) as Cat.5(c).

Sold on and rebuilt by the RAF Gliding & Soaring Association, as RAF GSA 314. Later sold to civilian ownership as BGA2767/"ELH" at Enstone, Oxfordshire (photographed there 9/7/2004). Sold on circa 2008 to a new civilian owner in Midden Zeeland, Netherlands. Most recently reported sold on again in October 2010 to a new owner in Italy



Revision history:

20-Oct-2013 20:42 Dr. John Smith Added
29-Nov-2022 19:17 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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