ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138055
Last updated: 19 December 2014
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Date:20-APR-2007
Time:1225 BST
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAWK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAe Hawk T.1A
Owner/operator:208 (R) Sqn RAF
Registration: XX196
C/n / msn: 043/312043
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Mona, Anglesey -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey (VLY/EGOV)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed onto the airfield at Mona, Anglesey shortly after take off from nearby Valley on a weather reconnaissance sortie. The accident was caused by a solo student stalling the aircraft on an overshoot. The pilot ejected safely after loss of control due to an error on his part but was not seriously injured

He was the only person on board the two-seater jet and was flown to hospital in Bangor but later discharged.

Sources:
1. Halley, James J. The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth 1918-1988. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1988. ISBN 0-85130-164-9.
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-2007.htm
3. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/HAWK/HAWK.htm
4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._208_Squadron_RAF#Present_role
5. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/6575793.stm
6. http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/RAF_Hawk_jet_crashes_in_the_United_Kingdom

XX196 BAe Hawk T1A wreckage at RAF Mona on 6 October 2008:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Aug-2011 00:59 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Jan-2013 13:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Embed code]
05-Apr-2013 07:03 Nepa Updated [Operator]
07-Dec-2014 18:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
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