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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144423
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:28-SEP-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC Lightning F53
Owner/operator:2 Sqn Royal Saudi Arabian AF
Registration: 53-674
C/n / msn: 95279
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off coast of Bahrain -   Bahrain
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
53-674; C/No. 95279 f/f T.M.S. Ferguson 12-12-67 Samlesbury in "Class B" civilian markings as G27-44. To Jeddah, 18-11-68, pilot Flt Lt Girdler, with 53-672. To Dhahran, 22-1-70, to 2 Squadron 205, 31-8-70. Crashed, 28-9-72, off coast of Bahrain. Pilot - Abdul Jussef - killed. Aircraft was subject to a weather diversion and was trying to make an emergency landing at Bahrain when it ran out of fuel.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160316050009/http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf53.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2012 18:06 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Oct-2014 09:38 Paco Updated [Operator]

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