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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29378
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Type:Slingsby T.21B Sedburgh TX.1
Owner/operator:615 VGS ATC Royal Air Force (615 VGS ATC RAF)
Registration: WB940
MSN: 607
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Kenley, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Kenley, Surrey
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
WB940 was one of six gliders of 615 VGS Air Training Cadets (four Cadet TX.3s and two Slingsby T.21s) which were destroyed in a hangar fire whilst parked at Kenley, Surrey on 23/10/1978. The fire started in the ajoining bay (in a room used as a paper store) due to a heater being covered


Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
09-Feb-2010 07:06 DColclasure Updated [Narrative]
20-Dec-2012 16:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 17:50 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
29-Nov-2022 19:20 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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