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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137407
Last updated: 21 November 2020
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Date:27-JAN-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.1
Owner/operator:Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd
Registration: XV743
C/n / msn: 712006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dunsfold, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dunsfold, Surrey [EGTD]
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Following a vertical take off from Dunsfold, Surrey and whilst in an accelerating transition, lateral control was lost. The aircraft sideslipped and struck the ground with 90 degree of bank.

The pilot - Major C.R. Rosburg USAF - ejected horizontally and was killed.

A repacement Harrier - serial XW630 was added to the productrion contract as a replacement.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses
http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162442/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/harrier/harrier.htm
https://www.pprune.org/military-aircrew/284818-harrier-documentary-discovery-turbo.html
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1969.htm
http://harriersig.org.uk/reference/harrierreferencev1105.pdf
http://www.radarmalvinas.com.ar/09FEB%20BRIT%20HARRIER/5MAY%20HAR-PROD%20traba.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2011 01:13 Dr.John Smith Added
15-May-2013 16:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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