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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55542
Last updated: 17 January 2019
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Date:18-FEB-1985
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAe Harrier II T.4
Owner/operator:3 Sqn Royal Air Force (3 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XW933
C/n / msn: 212016
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bad Laer, 20 Km S of Osnabrück, Lower Saxony -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Gütersloh
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mid-air collision between RAF (3 Sqn) Harrier XW933/AQ and Luftwaffe (MFG2) F-104G Starfighter 26+70 over Osnabrück; pilot of the F-104 ejected safely, just like the student pilot of the Harrier jet; the Starfighter crashed at Hesselteich/Versmold.
Flg Off K.B. McCann (student, ejected)
Sqn Ldr A.B. Cogram (instructor, killed)

Sources:

NRC 19-2-1985
http://www.cactus-starfighter-staffel.de/public/html/f-104_verluste.html
https://www.flugzeugforum.de//forum/showthread.php?46244-R.A.F-Harrier-Absturz-in-Bad-Laer-am-18.02.1985 (German Text)
http://www.ukserials.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_Laer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses
http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162442/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/harrier/harrier.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20111206134315/http://www.dasa.mod.uk/modintranet/publications/aircraftAccidents/Harrier.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Dec-2008 01:18 harro Updated
04-Jun-2011 14:14 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2011 14:47 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]
05-Jun-2011 14:14 TB Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
12-Aug-2011 00:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 16:39 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]

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