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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144522
Last updated: 25 May 2019
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Date:15-MAR-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F Mk 4
Owner/operator:118 Squadron Royal Air Force (118 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WT743
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Jever -   Germany
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Jever, Germany
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Declared a write off after damage due to an acid spill from a burst battery at Jever, West Germany on 15-3-57. Damage initially assessed as Cat.4 (Repairable), but downgraded to Cat.5 (scrap) 26-10-57, following the disbandment of 118 Squadron at Jever on 22-8-57

Sources:

http://www.rafjever.org/118squadaircraft.htm
www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2012 10:34 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Aug-2012 08:32 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
28-Jun-2014 10:24 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]
14-Nov-2018 06:50 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Nature]
14-Nov-2018 06:50 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Nature]

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