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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20744
Last updated: 7 May 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.2
Owner/operator:RRE Royal Air Force (RRE RAF)
Registration: WF892
MSN: 71093
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Clyst Honiton near RAF Exeter, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:TFU Defford, Worcestershire
Destination airport:
Aircraft (Radar Research Eastablishment Royal Air Force) encountered bird-strike, resulting in loss of starboard engine power. Forced landing was baulked by house so pilot opened up remaining engine but lost directional control & crashed.
Flt/Lt Peter John Clarke (pilot) killed.
Sqn/Ldr William Alfred Allinson DFC DFM (nav.) killed.


Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999

Revision history:

07-Jun-2008 12:32 JINX Added
27-Jan-2012 08:55 ray jeffery Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Apr-2013 00:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2015 20:55 Anon. Updated [Location]
02-Dec-2018 17:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
23-May-2019 19:26 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
08-Jan-2020 20:05 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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