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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191709
Last updated: 11 September 2019
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Date:05-JAN-2011
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Panavia Tornado F.3
Owner/operator:111 (Treble One) Squadron Royal Air Force (111 (Treble One) Sqn RAF)
Registration: ZE341
C/n / msn: AS043/645
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lossiemouth (LMO/EGQS)
Destination airport:RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire (EGXE)
Narrative:
ZE341 first flown at BAe Warton 28/10/1987, delivered to the RAF 06/11/1987. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 05-01-2011: Suffered a major bird strike and diverted to RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire, taking the arrestor cable on landing. The pilot was left in a critical situation if he had needed to eject as a large piece of the canopy was jammed between his lap and the cockpit structure. As the type was planned to be retired by March 2011 it was not repaired, being downgraded from Cat.3 (Repairable) to Cat.5 (Scrap) on 24-01-2011 and "reduced to Produce" at Leeming in March-April 2011

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-2011.htm
2. Air Clues (RAF Flight Safety) Summer 2013: http://www.raf.mod.uk/rafcms/mediafiles/3AE4263C_5056_A318_A883FF5D10B24E91.pdf
3. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/32778518/Air.Yorkshire.February.2011.pdf (p.9)
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=ZE

Panavia Tornado F.3 ZE341 as "GO" of 111 (F) Squadron, RAF at RAF Fairford 16-07-2010 Panavia Tornado F.3, United Kingdom - Royal Air Force (RAF) JP6906697

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Nov-2016 18:58 Dr. John Smith Added
08-Oct-2018 18:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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