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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143814
Last updated: 8 June 2019
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Date:07-MAY-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F Mk3
Owner/operator:111 (Treble One) Squadron Royal Air Force (111 (Treble One) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XP742
C/n / msn: 95170
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea E of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First flown by D.M. Knight on 12-2-64 at BAC Samlesbury. Delivered to 111 Squadron, 10-2-65 as 'L', later recoded 'G'. Crashed into the North Sea, east of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, 7-5-70, following a reheat fire. Pilot - Flying Officer Tulloch - ejected safely, and was recovered to Coltishall by a Whirlwind SAR helicopter, while some of the wreckage was salvaged by HMS Bronington.

Hours flown 1258h.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194422/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1970.htm#may
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20160316093553/[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf3.htm]l
3. http://www.aviation-picture-hangar.co.uk/xp742.html
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1970.htm
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_the_English_Electric_Lightning#1970s

Lightning XP742 as G/111 Squadron in 1968The Aviation Photo Company: English Electric Lightning &emdash; RAF 111 Squadron English Electric Lightning F.3 XP742/G (1968)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2012 14:32 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 14:37 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
27-Jun-2013 15:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]
04-Aug-2013 13:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]

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