Loss of control Accident Handley Page Hastings C.2 WD497, Monday 29 May 1961
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Date:Monday 29 May 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic hphs model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Handley Page Hastings C.2
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WD497
MSN: HP67/125
Year of manufacture:1951
Fatalities:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:2,4 km S of Singapore-Seletar RAF Station -   Singapore
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The Hastings transport plane was doing a practice supply drop at RAF Seletar when an engine lost power. The aircraft stalled and crashed.


The Straits Times, 31 May 1961, Page 20
Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
Hastings Bangs and Prangs and Splashes and Crashes


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