ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144660
Last updated: 23 September 2014
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Date:30-MAY-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F.Mk 6
Owner/operator:65 (East India) Sqn RAF
Registration: XF507
C/n / msn: S4/U/3353
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Islip, near Thrapston, Northamptonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed 30/05/1960: Failed to pull out of a dive from 28,000ft during combat manoeuvres and struck the ground at Islip, near Thrapston, Northamptonshire. The pilot did not eject and was killed

Sources:
1. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/details?Uri=C6578753
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1960.htm
3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islip,_Northamptonshire


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Mar-2012 09:23 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Aug-2012 12:37 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
16-Apr-2013 14:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-May-2013 06:11 Nepa Updated [Operator]
18-Mar-2014 22:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]
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