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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144660
Last updated: 23 June 2018
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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) Squadron Royal Air Force (65 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XF507
C/n / msn: S4/U/3353
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Islip, near Thrapston, Northamptonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
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



Revision history:

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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