ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144432
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Date:10-APR-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC Lightning F53
Owner/operator:Kuwait Air Force
Registration: 53-414
C/n / msn: 95307
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:3
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shanty Town near Al Mubarak Air Base, Farwaniyah -   Kuwait
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kuwait International Airport (KWI/OKBK)
Destination airport:Kuwait International Airport (KWI/OKBK)
Narrative:
53-414; G27-82; C/N 95307 ff T.M.S. Ferguson 21-11-69 Samlesbury. To Jeddah, 25-3-69, pilot Flt Lt Brimson, with 53-413. Coded 'F'.

Crashed, 10-4-71, on approach to Al Mubarak Air Base (the military airfield at Kuwait International Airport) into shanty town, three civilians killed. Pilot, Lieutenant Abdulwahab Abdulrazaq, survived the crash, but died on the way to hospital

Sources:
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Country-By-Country/Kuwait.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuwait_Airport
http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf53.html


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15-Mar-2012 18:50 Dr. John Smith Added
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