ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55563
Last updated: 30 October 2014
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Date:12-MAR-1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3
Owner/operator:3 Sqn RAF
Registration: XW765
C/n / msn: 712082
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2.75 miles SSE of Lampeter, Dyfed, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wittering (EGXT)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed two-and-three-quarter miles south-south-east of Lampeter, Dyfed, Wales, due to a bird strike (buzzard) at 200 ft. The pilot - Flight Lieutenant Paul Barton - ejected safely.

Sources:
1. http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19800312_xw765.pdf
2. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1980/1980%20-%200935.html
3. http://www.ceredigion.gov.uk/utilities/action/act_download.cfm?mediaid=21610&langtoken=eng
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1980.htm
5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses
Halley, James J (2001). Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100 to XZ999. Air-Britain. ISBN 0-85130-311-0

Harrier XW765 at Hopsten, West Germany 10 June 1977XW765/D Harrier GR1 3Sqn in Hopsten

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2010 12:53 harro Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2011 23:55 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 17:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
05-Jun-2013 02:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]
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