ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144706
Last updated: 24 July 2014
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Date:16-JAN-1962
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F.Mk 6
Owner/operator:DFLS RAF
Registration: XG192
C/n / msn: 41H/680028
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Nicosia (NIC/LCNC) -   Cyprus
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Nicosia, Cyprus (NIC/LCNC)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hunter F.6 XG192 "F" of the Day Fighter Leaders School: On 16/1/1962, the pilot abandoned take off from Nicosia, Cyprus due to a low fuel pressure light. The aircraft overshot and went over an escarpment and crashed into the ground below. The pilot was cut out of the damaged cockpit and was seriously injured

Wreckage recovered to Nicosia, where struck off charge as Cat5(scrap) 15/02/1962

Sources:
1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1962.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Mar-2012 07:44 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Jul-2013 11:12 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
14-Oct-2013 19:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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