- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 05, 1957
Time: 11:00
Location: Drayton, England
Operator: Military -Royal Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Drayton - Multa
AC Type: Blackburn Beverley C Mark 1
Registration: XH117
cn / ln: 1023
Aboard: 22   (passengers:17  crew:5)
Fatalities: 18   (passengers:15  crew:3)
Ground: 2
Summary: The aircraft crashed into trees and farm buildings about a half-an-hour after taking off from Abingdon airfield. Fuel starvation due to an valve being installed backwards.
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