ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56799
Last updated: 2 September 2014
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Date:24-AUG-1942
Time:
Type:Hawker Hurricane Mk II
Owner/operator:17 Sqn RAF
Registration: BN495
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alipore -   India
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Birdstrike: Port wing struck vulture, damaging the leading edge, blanketing the wingtip and aileron, and causing a flat-spin into a tree.

Sources:
Air Ministry Form 1180;
http://www.int-birdstrike.org/Athens_Papers/IBSC27%20WPI-2.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Dec-2008 14:26 WJR Added
04-Jan-2012 13:27 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
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