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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160522
Last updated: 13 May 2020
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Date:01-APR-1965
Time:
Type:Hawker Siddeley Kestrel FGA.1
Owner/operator:Tri-Partite Evaluation Squadron Royal Air Force (Tri-Partite Evaluation Sqn RAF)
Registration: XS696
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 1/4/1965: caught fire and crashed on take off from RAF West Raynham. Struck off charge same day as Cat.5(c) and remains scrapped after components recovery. The crash took place on the aircraft's tenth flight.

(XS696 has first flown 5/3/1965, and had arrived at West Raynham on 24/3/1965 - so was only a month old, and had only been in service for nine days, when destroyed)

Also allocated USAF Serial 64-18270 as Hawker XV-6A

Sources:

1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses#1960s
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1965.htm
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1964.html
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162442/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/harrier/harrier.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Sep-2013 00:16 Dr.John Smith Added
16-Sep-2013 03:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 13:52 Rata Updated [Operator, Location]

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