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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161315
Last updated: 5 February 2020
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Date:27-JUN-1963
Time:
Type:Gloster Javelin FAW.9
Owner/operator:29 Squadron Royal Air Force (29 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XH962
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Akrotiri (AKT/LRCA) -   Cyprus
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Akrotiri (AKT/LRCA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Javelin FAW.9 XH962 ("C" of 29 Squadron, RAF) was written off 27/6/1962: Swung off the runway during take off from Akrotiri, Cyprus causing the undercarriage to collapse. Caused by heavy braking on the starboard wheel due to a mechanical defect. The airframe was put on the fire dump at Akrotiri.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
2. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1092154/
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/javelinpics/xh962.jpg]
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/Gloster_Javelin.htm]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2013 20:46 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Nov-2018 15:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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