ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54569
Last updated: 29 August 2014
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Date:13-JAN-1989
Time:ca 09:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Panavia Tornado GR1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: ZD891
C/n / msn: BS151/3208
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hinrichsfehn-Rammsfehn/Wiesmoor -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wittmund AB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
RAF Tornado operated on a low-flying mission when it flew into a formation of German Alpha Jets. One Alpha Jet (40+87) crashed, but the pilot ejected safely. The Tornado crashed in a field 2 miles south of Wiesmoor, killing both crew members.

Sources:
Hamburger Abendblatt 14 January 1989, p1
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1989.pdf
http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19890113_ZD891.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Dec-2008 10:12 harro Added
06-Jul-2011 00:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]
07-Apr-2013 07:59 Nepa Updated [Operator]
24-Jun-2013 14:35 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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