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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137199
Last updated: 23 March 2020
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Date:16-DEC-1974
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3
Owner/operator:3 Sqn RAF
Registration: XV779
C/n / msn: 712029
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Wildenrath -   Germany
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Wildenrath, Germany
Narrative:
Belly landed at Wildenrath, Germany due to hydraulic systems failure. Pilot ejected safely.

Repaired and returned to service. Eventually became the "gate guardian" at RAF Wittering

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20111206015544/[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.dasa.mod.uk/modintranet/publications/aircraftAccidents/accidentsindex.htm]l
http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162442/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/harrier/harrier.htm
www.ukserials.com


Images:

Photo of XV779 courtesy AirHistory.net


Wittering (EGXT)
24 April 2011; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Nov-2011 13:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2013 14:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]

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