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Hercules (Crash)

Volume 268: debated on Tuesday 12 December 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what evidence was obtained during the investigation of the RAF Hercules crash on 27 May 1993 as to the possibility of the aircraft having struck the side of the valley before stalling. [5359]

Evidence from examination of the aircraft wreckage by the air accidents investigation branch and computer reconstruction of the flight path led the RAF board of inquiry to conclude that the aircraft did not strike the side of the valley before stalling.