ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56603
Last updated: 25 April 2014
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Date:25-MAY-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F6
Owner/operator:5 Sqn RAF
Registration: XS931
C/n / msn: 95264
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Hornsea, Humberside -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire (EGXB)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the North Sea off Hornsea, Humberside, after the pilot - Flying Officer Peter Coker - ejected, due to the controls jamming shortly after take off from Binbrook

Sources:
1. http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf6.html
2. http://www.aviation-picture-hangar.co.uk/xs931.html
3. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1979.htm
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1979.htm
5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_the_English_Electric_Lightning#1970s

XS931 as G/11 Squadron at RAF Abingdon in June 1968Slide 004107a

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Mar-2012 15:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2012 02:44 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
06-Jun-2013 21:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
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