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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140218
Last updated: 13 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F1
Owner/operator:DFLS Royal Air Force (DFLS RAF)
Registration: WT591
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Aicraft on charge of the RAF DFLS (Day Fighter Leader's Squadron). Skidded on ice on landing on 24/1/1957 at RAF West Raynham, Norfolk. Aircraft overshot and hit the boundary fence, shearing off the starboard undercarriage leg.

Struck off charge as Cat5(G/I): Allocated to Ground Instructional Airframe use as 7411M at 1 SoTT at RAF Halton on 23/4/1957. Not used as such, instead re-classified as Cat.5(c) at 19 MU RAF St. Athan on 26/4/1957. Re-classified Cat.5(scrap) struck off charge and moved to fire dump 17/5/1957


1. Transcript of Aircraft Record Card (Air Ministry Form 78): Ministry of Defence Archives May 1986
2..Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999, James J. Halley (Air Britain 1983)

Revision history:

04-Dec-2011 06:52 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Mar-2013 04:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2019 10:54 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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