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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55331
Last updated: 24 March 2019
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Date:24-JUL-2001
Time:11:00 Local
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar GR.3B
Owner/operator:41 Sqn RAF
Registration: XZ363
C/n / msn: S130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eagle, Alaska -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Eielson AFB, Alaska
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flew into high ground (approx 5,300 feet) near Eagle, Alaska, during exercise "Cope Thunder", for reasons not conclusively established by the Board of Inquiry. Aircraft took off at 10:35 hours local time, disappeared from radar some 25 minutes later, wreckage found and recovered approx 16:00 hours local

The pilot of the aircraft, Flt Lt Jason Hayes of 54(F) squadron, was unfortunately killed in the accident.

NOTE: The aircraft was assigned to 41 Squadron RAF, but the pilot was from 54 Squadron

Sources:

1. http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/service_uk.html
2. https://www.pprune.org/5156543-post15.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-2001.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jul-2011 00:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
06-Jul-2011 00:12 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2013 18:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
24-Jun-2013 19:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]

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