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Bad day for the BAC Fire Brigade

Bad day for the BAC Fire Brigade

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G2338. When the Olympus test bed, Vulcan XA894 caught fire, the fuel spread down hill so rapidly that it had engolfed their engine before they realised. The heat was so intense and they did not have enough foam to smother the fire. Both the aircraft and the fire truck were destroyed.
PublisherBristol Siddeley
ContributorRolls-Royce Heritage Trust
Creatorcorporatename - Bristol Siddeley
Datecreation - 1962-12-02
TypePhotographic prints - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 155 mm
dimension.W - 210 mm
SourceRolls-Royce Heritage Trust
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Filton, South Gloucestershire
RightsRolls-Royce plc