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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207904
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Time:c. 13:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAWK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAe Hawk T Mk 1A
Owner/operator:Red Arrows RAFAT
Registration: XX204
MSN: 312051/051
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Valley (VLY/EGOV), Anglesey, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Anglesey Airport (VLY/EGOV)
Destination airport:Scampton RAF Station (SQZ/EGXP)
A British Aerospace Hawk T1 of "Red Arrows" RAF Aerobatic Team (RAFAT), is reported down at RAF Valley (VLY/EGOV) in Anglesey, Wales. It has been reported that one person (an RAF engineer in the rear seat) has died, but that the pilot ejected and survived.

The SI Panel concluded that the accident was caused by the aircraft stalling coincident with the initiation of the go-around and with insufficient height to recover.




XX204 in June 2014 at EBUL, before becoming a Red Arrows aircraft (Photo: H.Ranter/ASN)

Revision history:

20-Mar-2018 15:25 Geno Added
20-Mar-2018 16:49 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Photo, ]
20-Mar-2018 17:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code]
20-Mar-2018 17:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
20-Mar-2018 18:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Embed code]
20-Mar-2018 18:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
20-Mar-2018 18:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Mar-2018 20:31 MarkStep Updated [Source]
22-Mar-2018 14:01 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
23-Mar-2018 17:33 MarkStep Updated [Source, Embed code]
23-Mar-2018 21:04 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2018 06:31 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
03-Apr-2018 19:40 Anon. Updated [Registration, Source, Embed code]
03-Apr-2018 19:46 harro Updated [Photo, ]
06-Apr-2018 00:37 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]
10-Oct-2019 12:57 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Oct-2019 13:01 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
19-Nov-2020 10:25 sicak Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative, Operator]

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