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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143803
Last updated: 3 November 2019
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Date:12-SEP-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F6
Owner/operator:74 Squadron Royal Air Force (74 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XS896
C/n / msn: 95242
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF stn Tengah -   Singapore
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tengah, Singapore
Destination airport:RAF Tengah, Singapore
Narrative:
First flown by J.K. Isherwood on 25-4-66 at BAC Samlesbury. Delivered to 74 Squadron, 7-12-66 as 'J'.
Suffered an engine fire when on a downwind approach to land at Tengah, Singapore. The fire burnt through the control rods causing the aircraft to pitch up and then enter a flat spin. The pilot - Pilot, Flg Off Thompson - ejected at low altitude but was killed

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20150224045018/http://www.lightning.org.uk:80/histf6.html
www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2012 13:00 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Mar-2012 04:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
10-Apr-2013 14:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]

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