ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56551
Last updated: 24 November 2014
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Date:06-MAY-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F1A
Owner/operator:226 OCU, RAF
Registration: XM213
C/n / msn: 95091
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 6/5/1966: The tail bumper struck the runway during take off from Coltishall, Norfolk. XM213 pitched onto its nose and slid along the runway with the ventral tank on fire. It came to rest just outside the perimeter fence. To the fire dump at Coltishall

Sources:
1. http://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?t=83073 [post #8]
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm
3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_the_English_Electric_Lightning#1960s
4. http://www.aviation-picture-hangar.co.uk/xm213.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Feb-2009 12:09 canberra1 Updated
12-Feb-2012 13:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2012 02:04 tfosh4 Updated [[Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]]
26-May-2012 02:05 harro Updated [[[Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]]]
07-Sep-2013 06:47 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
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