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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55364
Last updated: 18 November 2018
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Date:25-MAY-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1
Owner/operator:14 Squadron Royal Air Force (14 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XX963
C/n / msn: S.85
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles E of Wesel -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bruggen, (G)
Destination airport:RAF Bruggen
Narrative:
Shot down 35 miles NE of Bruggen, West Germany by a Sidewinder missile accidentally fired from 92 Squadron Phantom FGR2 XV422. The pilot ejected safely. The master armament switch in the Phantom had not been taped in the ‘safe’ position and the pilot inadvertently rendered ‘live’ one of the two main safely switches. The pilot and navigator of the Phantom were court martialed and found guilty of offences of neglect

Sources:

http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/service_uk.
www.ukserials.com
http://www.dasa.mod.uk/modintranet/publications/aircraftAccidents/Jaguar.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-May-2009 00:51 Joe D Updated
15-Sep-2009 11:06 harro Updated
05-Jul-2011 06:51 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2013 18:39 Nepa Updated [Operator]
18-Oct-2015 07:43 Anon. Updated [Location]
18-Oct-2018 15:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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