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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143798
Last updated: 8 October 2019
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Date:24-JAN-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F6
Owner/operator:5 Sqn Royal Air Force (5 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XS900
C/n / msn: 95246
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Inchbrook Farm near Milltown, Grampian -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lossiemouth
Destination airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
First flown by R.P. Beamont on 20-6-66 at BAC Samlesbury. To 5 Squadron, 31-1-67. Crashed onto Inchbrook Farm near Milltown, Grampian when it caught fire and lost power after take-off from Lossiemouth. Landing attempted at Milltown, but failed. Pilot - Flt Lt Miller - ejected safely.


Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20150224045018/http://www.lightning.org.uk:80/histf6.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194559/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1968.htm
www.lightning.org.uk/mar03sotm.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2012 11:49 Dr. John Smith Added
18-Feb-2012 10:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
25-Sep-2012 02:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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