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Narrative:Crashed into the Mediterranean Sea fifteen miles off Akrotiri, Cyprus after the pilot - Group Captain Peter Carter - ejected due to an engine fire. He was rescued by 84 Sqn Whirlwind XP346 from Akrotiri after only six minutes in the water, and was back in dry land just 30 minutes after taking off!
English Electric Lightning F6
|Owner/operator:||5 Sqn RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 95206|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||15 miles of RAF stn Akrotiri -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Departure airport:||RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus|
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
||Updated [Operator, Location, Source]|
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