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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144425
Last updated: 28 October 2019
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Date:21-APR-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC Lightning F53
Owner/operator:2 Sqn RSAAF
Registration: 53-678
C/n / msn: 95283
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
53-678; G27-48; C/N 95283 ff T.M.S. Ferguson 13-2-68 Samlesbury. Last F 53 built at Samlesbury. To Jeddah, 23-8-68, pilot P. Millet, with 53-673. Storage at Riyadh, 4-71. 21-4-79 crashed during sandstorm after running out of fuel.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160316050009/http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf53.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20170528130016/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Country-By-Country/saudi_arabia.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2012 18:14 Dr. John Smith Added
18-Apr-2013 09:00 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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