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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55340
Last updated: 24 March 2019
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Date:13-NOV-1990
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1A
Owner/operator:"Operation Granby" RAF Gulf Detachment
Registration: XX754
C/n / msn: S.51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Qatari Desert, 100 miles S of Bahrain -   Qatar
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During a formation join up manoeuvre the aircraft flew into a low ridge 87ft above ground level in the desert in Qatar, 100 miles south of Bahrain. The pilot did not eject and was killed. The Jaguars were on a low level training sortie as part of the work up for Operation Granby in the Gulf

Sources:

Flight International 8-14 May 1991
www.ukserials.com
http://www.mod.uk/NR/rdonlyres/733611C0-6EC5-4083-851A-8E874D13B2A0/0/maas90_05_xx754_13nov90.pdf
http://www.educationforum.co.uk/aviation/biography.htm (biography of Flt Lt Keith Collister - the pilot who was killed)
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm199900/cmhansrd/vo001023/text/01023w06.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Dec-2008 09:52 harro Updated
06-Jul-2011 00:12 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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