ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55409
Last updated: 5 December 2013
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Narrative:Following an overshoot at Blackpool Airport during a test flight from Warton, Lancashire the aircraft began to roll uncontrollably.
Panavia Tornado F3
|Owner/operator:||British Aerospace Warton Division|
|C/n / msn:|| AT039/3304|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Irish Sea, off Blackpool, Lancashire -
|Departure airport:||Warton, Lancashire|
|Destination airport:||Blackpool Airport, Lancashire (BLK/EGNH)|
Both crew ejected and the aircraft crashed into the sea 60 yards off Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Both crew members were rescued from being dragged out to sea by their parachutes by members of the public. Caused by a small object which had jammed to taileron control.
A lengthy rebuild had recently been completed on the Tornado using the centre fuselage from Tornado F2 ZD904
1. Flight International 9-15 Oct 1996
3. Picture of wreckage: http://www.ukserials.com/images/losses/ze759.jpg
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