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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157426
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:05-SEP-1975
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F Mk 2A
Owner/operator:92 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (92 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XN775
C/n / msn: 95128
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Gütersloh (ETUO) (NRW) -   Germany
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Gütersloh (GUT/ETUO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
f/f T.M.S. Ferguson 1-10-62 at EE/BAC Samlesbury. To 19 Squadron, 17-12-62. First F 2 in RAF service; to Warton for F 2A conversion, 7-6-68; to 92 Squadron as ‘B’, 15-1-69. First Lightning F.2A to be repainted in green camouflage in early 1974.

Written off 5/9/1975: Declared a write off (damaged beyond econpmical repair) at Gütersloh, West Germany after failure to overcome a severe fuel leak problem. Struck off charge as Cat.5(G/I) 5/9/1975. To 8448M at Gutersloh as a decoy, parked out on the airfield until scrapped in 1984

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1975.htm
2. http://www.aviation-picture-hangar.co.uk/xn775.html
3. https://www.planepictures.net/v3/show_en.php?id=905564
4. https://www.aviationartcards.com/html/lightning_2007_-_print_7.html
5. http://web.archive.org/web/20160304001833/http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf2f2a.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jul-2013 00:23 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Oct-2019 19:50 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 22:19 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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