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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146457
Last updated: 12 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2
Owner/operator:56 (Punjab) Squadron Royal Air Force (56 (Punjab) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XV473
C/n / msn: 3304
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Waddington, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk (EGUW)
Destination airport:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire (EGXW)
Made an emergency landing at Waddington, Lincolnshire, due to a fuel pump blow in a wing tank. With the withdrawal of the type from service it was not repaired and was allocated to the fire dump at Waddington. It was destroyed by fire in July 1993 during its first fire practice as the fuel tanks had not been drained beforehand



Photo of XV473 courtesy

Lossiemouth (EGQS / LMO)
10 February 1992; (c) Berry Vissers

Revision history:

23-Jun-2012 14:48 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Oct-2012 14:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
06-Apr-2013 18:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
27-May-2013 05:40 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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