1952 "X" losses

11/03/1952

XA192

(G-AMGL)

Avro York

Civil Charter

Crashed near Hamburg, West Germany. Several civil aircraft were given temporary military serials for use on trooping flights

19/12/1952

XB534

Sabre F4

1 Long Range Ferry Unit

The aircraft was letting down to Prestwick, Ayrshire after a flight from Keflavik while on delivery with two other Sabres. It became separated from the others in cloud and dived into the ground at high speed, killing the pilot

Wolverhampton Aviation Group