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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143785
Last updated: 8 November 2019
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Date:07-SEP-1967
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F Mk 3
Owner/operator:23 Squadron Royal Air Force (23 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XR766
C/n / msn: 95231
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:51 miles ENE of RAF Montrose, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First flown by J. Dell on 11-1-66 at BAC Samlesbury. To the CFE, Binbrook, 28-3-66. To 23 Squadron, RAF Leuchars, Fife as "M".
Crashed into the sea 51 miles East-north-east of Montrose, 7-9-67. Official report gives the exact location as being at co-ordinates 56'45".00N, 1'30".00W
Crew:
S/Ldr R. BLACKBURN (pilot) RAF - ejected safely. Hours flown 215h 15m.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160316093553/[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf3.htm]l
www.ukserials.com/losses-1967.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20171102103253/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1967.htm#sep
https://canmore.org.uk/site/313413/english-electric-lightning-f6-north-sea


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Feb-2012 17:00 Dr. John Smith Added
18-Feb-2012 11:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Feb-2013 12:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
19-May-2015 17:44 Opietz Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
19-May-2015 17:51 Opietz Updated [Location]

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