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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143843
Last updated: 17 November 2019
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Date:02-MAY-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F52
Owner/operator:6 Sqn Royal Saudi Arabian AF (RSAF)
Registration: 52-612
C/n / msn: 95106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Khamis Mushayt -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia
Destination airport:Khamis Mudhayt, Saudi Arabia
Narrative:
Lightning F3 XN729; C/N 95106, first flown by T.M.S. Ferguson on 3-11-61 at BAC Samlesbury. Delivered to the AFDS, CFE Binbrook, 1-3-63. Carried out flight-refuelling trials at Wattisham. Bought by the BAC, 7-3-67, to replace a crashed Saudi Arabian Mk 52 (52-657 ex-XN796, which crashed 20-9-66). To Saudi Arabia, 9-5-67, as RSAF 52-659, later RSAF 52-612; crashed, 2-5-70, near Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160304001833/http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf2f2a.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2012 13:17 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Oct-2014 09:37 Paco Updated [Operator]

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