ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55565
Last updated: 23 September 2014
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Date:04-OCT-1979
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: XW766
C/n / msn: 712083
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ravensberg, Baden-Württemberg -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Gutersloh (D) (GUT/ETUO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in a wood near Ravensberg, West Germany after the pilot (Flight Lieutenant C C N Burwell) ejected due to loss of power following a bird strike

Sources:
1. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/HARRIER/harrier.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1979.htm
3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses
4. http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=680724
5. Halley, James J (2001). Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100 to XZ999. Air-Britain. ISBN 0-85130-311-0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2011 23:57 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 17:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
07-Jul-2013 23:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
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