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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161286
Last updated: 18 August 2020
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Date:24-APR-1963
Time:
Type:Gloster Javelin FAW.9
Owner/operator:29 Squadron Royal Air Force (29 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XH778
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: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Nicosia, Cyprus (NIC/LCNC)
Destination airport:RAF Nicosia, Cyprus
Narrative:
Gloster Javelin FAW.9 XH778 ("C" of 29 Squadron) was written off on 24/4/1963: Slewed to port on landing at Nicosia, Cyprus after a brake systems fault. The pilot was forced to raise the undercarriage to prevent the aircraft running into a G.C.A hut

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
2. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1093822/
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/javelinpics/xh778.jpg]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Oct-2013 19:37 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Nov-2018 15:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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