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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144435
Last updated: 2 April 2019
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Date:21-MAY-1974
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC Lightning T55
Owner/operator:6 Sqn RSAAF
Registration: 55-712
C/n / msn: 95025
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Half Moon Bay, near Khobar City, Eastern Province -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
55-712; G27-71; C/N 95025 ff T.M.S. Ferguson 12-10-67 Samlesbury. Front fuselage built at Filton. Aircraft used to fly Japanese delegation (Col Yanada) at Warton, 29-11-67. To Coltishall for Saudi pilot training, coded 'B'/'207',15-2-68. To Saudi Arabia, pilot R. Ingham, with 55-714, 53-416 and 53-418, 11-7-69. Served with LCU, 6 Squadron.

Crashed into Half Moon Bay, near Khobar city in the Eastern Province (at approximate co-ordinates
26 10′ 0″ N, 50 2′ 0″ E) 21-5-74 after inverted low-level pass over sand dunes. Both crew - Col Ainousa and Lt Otaibi - killed.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160316110912/http://www.lightning.org.uk/histt55.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Half_Moon_Bay,_Saudi_Arabia


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2012 19:53 Dr. John Smith Added
18-Apr-2013 08:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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