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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144431
Last updated: 12 August 2019
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Date:03-MAY-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC Lightning F53
Owner/operator:Royal Saudi Arabian Air Force
Registration: 53-697
C/n / msn: 95304
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yemeni/Saudi Arabian border area -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
53-697; G27-67; C/N 95304 ff D. Eagles 29-11-68 Samlesbury. To Jeddah, 26-8-69, pilot P. Millet, with 53-419. Crashed, 3-5-70, near Yemeni border during reconnaissance after being hit by ground fire, pilot ejected, fate not known.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2012 18:39 Dr. John Smith Added

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