Date & Time: May 17, 1962
Type of aircraft:
Blackburn B-101 Beverley
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Thorney Island - Thorney Island
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was completing a training mission on behalf of the 242nd OCU based at RAF Thorney Island. In flight, an engine caught fire and the crew lost control of the airplane that crashed in the Chichester harbor. Both occupants were killed.
Loss of control following an engine fire in flight.