Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives
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Crash of a Vickers 648 Varsity T.1 near Fenton

Accident description

  • Oct 25, 1954
  • WF384
  • Flight
  • Training
  • Yes
  • Plain
  • 543
  • 1952
  • Fenton, Nottinghamshire
  • UK
  • Europe
  • 2
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • While completing a training sortie, the crew encountered a double engine failure and attempted an emergency landing. The aircraft belly landed in a field located near Fenton and came to rest in a river. While both crew members were uninjured, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
  • Double engine failure in flight.