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Last updated: 6 September 2019
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Date:13-JAN-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F4
Owner/operator:26 Squadron Royal Air Force (26 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WV261
C/n / msn: 41H-670283
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF stn Kemble, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Kemble, Gloucestershire [EGBP]
Narrative:
Crashed on landing at RAF Kemble, Gloucestershire. Struck off charge as Cat5(G/I). To Ground instructional Airframe 7780M at No.1 SoTT, RAF Halton. Returned to Hawkers in March 1973 and rebuilt as a Hunter Mk58A for the Swiss Air Force as J-4147

(As J-4147 of the Swiss Air Force: Delivered overland 06 Dec 1974, assembled at Emmen. First flight as Mk58A at Emmen in early 1975. Delivered to squadron 22 July 1975. SAF hours logged: 1,208.50, landings: 1,374. Out of service 11 Oct 1990, Meiringen AFB. Scrapped at Meiringen 1992)

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
http://www.swisshunters.info/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Dec-2011 06:28 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Jun-2012 14:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]

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