ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57596
Last updated: 30 July 2014
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Date:19-DEC-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter T.66
Owner/operator:20 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: S575
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hindon AFS near Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, on the outskirts of Delhi -   India
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hindon AFS (VIXD) India
Destination airport:Hindon AFS (VIXD) India
Narrative:
19th December 1970: Indian Air Force Hunter T.66 S-575 of 20 Sqduadron crashed after flame out on practise go arounds over Hindon AFB at 200 feet AGL. Both crew - Squadron Leader F J Mehta and Flying Officer K K Bakshi - ejected at low level

(Hindon Air Force Station (Hindon AFS) (also Hindan) is an Indian Air Force base under the Western Air Command (WAC). It is located near Ghaziabad in the state of Uttar Pradesh in the National Capital Region on the outskirts of Delhi, close to the Hindon River. Approximate Coordinates 28.707703N 77.358911E)

Sources:
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Country-By-Country/India.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindon_Air_Force_Base
http://www.warbirdsofindia.com/Crashes/crdetails.php?crno=76


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
25-Mar-2012 05:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 14:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
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