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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57627
Last updated: 17 January 2019
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Date:26-FEB-2004
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar IS
Owner/operator:6 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: JS1..
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pokhran, Rajastan -   India
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jamnagar AFS, India
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On February 26th 2004 an Indian Air Force Jaguar crashed near Pokhran in the western desert state of Rajasthan, killing pilot Wing Commander Ravi Khanna. Khanna had been practising manoeuvres ahead of air exercises scheduled for March 14th. Preliminary reports pointed to a technical fault causing the crash.

Sources:

Scramble 299
http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/service_india.html
http://www.warbirds.in/Crashes/crpage.php?qacid=60&qafdb=IAF&datesall=ON


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
06-Jul-2011 00:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2011 12:16 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
17-Aug-2011 12:16 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
14-Apr-2013 14:16 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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