ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144421
Last updated: 22 November 2014
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Date:21-APR-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC Lightning F53
Owner/operator:Royal Saudi Arabian Air Force
Registration: 53-669
C/n / msn: 95274
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tabuk -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
53-669; C/N 95274 f/f J. Cockburn 12-9-67 Samlesbury in "Class B" civil markings as G-2739. To Jeddah, 11-10-68, pilot R. Ingham, with 53-671. Served as reserve aircraft, stored at Riyadh for much of its life, 1971. Written off 21-4-79 when crashed near Tabuk, Saudi Arabia after running out of fuel.

Sources:
http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf53.html


Revision history:

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15-Mar-2012 17:46 Dr. John Smith Added
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