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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143817
Last updated: 19 October 2019
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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: XS893
C/n / msn: 95239
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:into sea off RAF stn Tengah -   Singapore
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Tengah, Singapore
Destination airport:RAF Tengah, Singapore
XS893; C/N 95239 ff R.P. Beamont 15-3-66 Samlesbury. To 74 Squadron, 23-11-66. Crashed 12-8-70: abandoned and crashed into the sea off Tengah, when the port undercarriage leg failed to lock down. (This was SOP - Standard Operational Procedure - on Lightnings). Pilot - Flying Officer Rigg - ejected safely, and was rescued. Hours flown 857h 40m.


Revision history:

17-Feb-2012 15:20 Dr. John Smith Added
07-Apr-2013 08:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]

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