ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73979
Last updated: 29 July 2014
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Date:12-FEB-1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter FGA.9
Owner/operator:2 TWU, RAF
Registration: XK151
C/n / msn: 41H/688153
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bla Bheinn, Cuillin Hills, Isle of Skye -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lossiemouth (LMO/EGQS)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 12/02/1980 at Bla Bheinn (which was obscured by low cloud at the time according to one report) during a low level recce flight in the Cuillin Hills on the Isle of Skye killing the pilot Flt Lt Robin David Green.

Sources:
http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19800212_xk151.pdf
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1980.htm
http://www.isbuc.co.uk/People/RobGre.php
http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1102138/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Apr-2010 23:15 zerocinquanta Added
26-Aug-2011 14:50 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
03-Dec-2011 06:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Apr-2013 18:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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