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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137405
Last updated: 16 January 2020
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Date:11-JUL-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Harrier T.2
Owner/operator:A&AEE (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment )
Registration: XW264
C/n / msn: 212003
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Boscombe Down, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Boscombe Down Wiltshire (EGDM)
Destination airport:Boscombe Down, Wiltshire (EGDM)
Narrative:
Written off 11/07/1970: Made a forced landing at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire after engine failure due to dirt in the fuel system. The undercarriage collapsed on touchdown and the aircraft skidded on to the runway and burst into flames. The pilot escaped with minor injuries. Remains to Dunsfold and later to Farnborough dump

Cockpit section survived to be acquired by the Jet Age Aircraft Museum at Staverton, Gloucestershire

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162442/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/harrier/harrier.htm
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1970.htm
4. http://www.jetagemuseum.btck.co.uk/Cockpits


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2011 01:13 Dr.John Smith Added
15-May-2013 17:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2013 12:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]
19-Oct-2014 17:43 Route Updated [Operator]

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