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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144535
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:11-JAN-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F6
Owner/operator:92 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (92 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XG239
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Nicosia -   Cyprus
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Nicosia, Cyprus
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Caught fire and burnt out after the undercarriage was raised to stop the aircraft quickly during an abandoned take off from Nicosia, Cyprus. Pilot was Squadron Leader Mike Hobson, Commanding Officer of 92 Squadron (Hunter XG239 wore his "personal" code letter 'MH') who escaped from the burning wreckage unharmed.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1958.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Mar-2012 01:15 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Aug-2012 03:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]

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