ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55413
Last updated: 22 September 2014
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Date:10-JAN-1996
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Panavia Tornado F3
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: ZE166
C/n / msn: AT013/3244
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ewerby, near Sleaford, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Tornado F3s ZE166 and ZE862 collided almost head on during ACT due an error by the pilot of ZE862. ZE862 crashed 50 yards from the Sleaford to Lincoln railway line. Wreckage fell onto the line between Metheringham and Ruskington blocking the line for five hours. ZE166 crashed at Ewerby near Sleaford. All four crew ejected safely

Sources:
1. Flight International 4-10 June 1997
2. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/tornado.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19960110_ze166_ze862.pdf
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1996.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Mar-2011 15:09 harro Updated [Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
03-Jul-2011 22:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2012 14:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
27-May-2013 00:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Jan-2014 20:21 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Embed code]
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