ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54569
Last updated: 30 March 2017
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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.
|Time:||ca 09:50 LT|
Panavia Tornado GR1
|Owner/operator:||Royal Air Force (RAF)|
|C/n / msn:|| BS151/3208|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Departure airport:||Wittmund AB|
Hamburger Abendblatt 14 January 1989, p1 http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1989.pdf http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19890113_ZD891.pdf
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