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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56553
Last updated: 20 June 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F3
Owner/operator:111 (Treble One) Squadron Royal Air Force (111 (Treble One) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XR712
C/n / msn: 95195
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Watergate Bay, St. Mawgan, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF St. Mawgan, Cornwall
Destination airport:RAF St. Mawgan, Cornwall
First flown by D. de Villiers 12-10-64 at Samlesbury. To 33 MU Lyneham; thence to 111 Squadron (coded B). 111 Squadron was the RAF Aerobatic Display Squadron for 1965.

Crashed, 26-6-65: During a display at Exeter Airport, Devon a fire broke out in the rear jet pipe. A return to St. Mawgan, Cornwall was attempted, but the pilot was forced to eject over Watergate Bay, St. Mawgan. Pilot - Flt Lt Doyle - ejected safely. Total hours flown: 145hrs



Revision history:

12-Feb-2012 11:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2013 08:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
04-Aug-2013 13:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature]
18-Sep-2013 06:00 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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