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Type:Slingsby T.21B Sedburgh TX.1
Owner/operator:CFS Royal Air Force (CFS RAF)
Registration: WB925
MSN: 588
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hawkinge, Folkestone, Kent, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:RAF Hawkinge, Folkestone, Kent
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Slingsby T.21B Sedburgh TX.1 WB925: Built by Slingsbys to Contract No 6/Acft./3588/c.b.9a. Delivered 5/7/49. Known operational service was with 123 Gliding School, 623 Gliding School, White Waltham, Maidenhead, Berkshire, then the CFS (Central Flying School) RAF

Written off 24/1/1958: damaged beyond repair at RAF Hawkinge, Folkestone, Kent when the hangar the glider was being stored in collapsed under the weight of a recent heavy snowfall. Struck off charge as Cat.5(c) 8/4/1958.

Despite being written off, was sold on to the RAFGSA (Royal Air Force Gliding & Soaring Association) and re-registered as RAFGSA 212, later RAFGSA R92, and then as BGA2964/EUN, and operated out of Booker Air Park, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, Reported as still airworthy and in use in January 2020



Revision history:

30-Aug-2020 21:01 Dr. John Smith Added
31-Aug-2020 07:35 T.T.Taylor Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative, Operator]

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