Accident Handley Page Hastings C.1 TG611, Saturday 16 July 1949
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Date:Saturday 16 July 1949
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Type:Silhouette image of generic hphs model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Handley Page Hastings C.1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: TG611
MSN: HP67/89
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL) -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL/EDDT)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Hastings lost control and dived into the ground due to incorrect tail trim.

Sources:

BAAA-ACRO
Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
Hastings Bangs and Prangs and Splashes and Crashes

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