Incident Blackburn Beverley C.1 XM110, Friday 6 October 1961
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Date:Friday 6 October 1961
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Type:Silhouette image of generic bevl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Blackburn Beverley C.1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XM110
MSN: 1046
Year of manufacture:1958
Engine model:Bristol Centaurus 173
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Bahrain International Airport (BAH) -   Bahrain
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A bomb had been placed aboard the Beverley in Kuwait. It exploded after the flight back to Bahrain.

Sources:

Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
The Beverley Association
UK Serials Resource Centre

Location

Images:


photo (c) John Auger; Bahrain International Airport (BAH/OBBI); October 1961


photo (c) John Auger; Bahrain International Airport (BAH/OBBI); October 1961


photo (c) John Auger; Bahrain International Airport (BAH/OBBI); October 1961


photo (c) Tony King; Bahrain International Airport (BAH/OBBI); 1964

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