ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143812
Last updated: 23 October 2014
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Date:22-SEP-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F.Mk.6
Owner/operator:5 Sqn RAF
Registration: XS926
C/n / msn: 95259
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 60 miles E of Flamborough Head, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First flown by J. Cockburn on 30-1-67 at BAC Samlesbury. Delivered to 5 Squadron, 20-3-67. Crashed, 22-9-69 when spun into the North Sea 60 miles off Flamborough Head, North Yorkshire. Pilot - Major C.B. Neel USAF - ejected safely. Hours flown 703h 30m.

Sources:
1. http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf6.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1969.htm
3. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1969.htm#sep
4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_the_English_Electric_Lightning#1960s
5. http://www.na3t.org/air/photo/MIL21915


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2012 13:49 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Sep-2012 01:55 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
15-Jul-2013 21:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
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