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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161098
Last updated: 1 July 2020
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Date:30-JAN-1964
Time:
Type:Gloster Javelin FAW.9
Owner/operator:29 Squadron Royal Air Force (29 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XH723
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Nicosia (NIC/LCNC) -   Cyprus
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Nicosia, Cyprus (NIC/LCNC)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Gloster Javelin FAW.9 XH723 ("R" of 29 Squadron, RAF) was written off on 30/1/1964 when the engines exploded on take off from Nicosia, Cyprus; the aircraft caught fire and was burnt out. The crew escaped safely

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1964.htm
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/Gloster_Javelin.htm]
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20170623232130/http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com:80/Javelin.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Sep-2013 16:42 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Sep-2013 16:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
14-Nov-2018 15:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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