ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56596
Last updated: 25 October 2014
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Date:10-DEC-1973
Time:
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) Sqn RAF
Registration: XP738
C/n / msn: 95166
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Wattisham, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Narrative:
Code "E" 111 Sqn. Undercarriage collapsed/wheels up landing at Wattisham on 10/12/1973 resulted in damage beyond economic repair. It was struck off charge on 07/01/1974 for spares use. Stripped for spares in June 1974 and placed on the dump at Wattisham.

Sources:
1. http://www.aviation-picture-hangar.co.uk/xp738.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1973.htm
3. http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1006810
4. http://www.wattisham.org.uk/wattisham_aviation_accidents.htm
5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:Aviation/Historical_anniversaries/December_in_aviation/December_10
6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_the_English_Electric_Lightning#1970s
7. http://www.fightercontrol.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&p=32131


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Sep-2011 10:51 Chr. Hölscher Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2012 11:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2013 14:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
17-Jun-2013 08:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2013 13:38 Nepa Updated [Operator]
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