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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55360
Last updated: 7 January 2020
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Date:07-MAR-1983
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1
Owner/operator:17 Squadron Royal Air Force (17 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XZ376
C/n / msn: S.143
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tain Bombing Ranges, Highlands, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lossiemouth, Scotland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During a bomb toss manoeuvre on the Tain Range, Highlands the aircraft entered cloud after bomb release. It emerged from the cloud in an inverted dive.

The pilot (Flt. Lt. B. R. Iddon) over corrected the recovery and lost control. He ejected at 325ft but was knocked unconscious when he struck the canopy

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19830307_xz376.pdf
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20170301083329/http://www.targetlock.org.uk:80/jaguar/production_uk.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1983.htm
5. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1985/1985%20-%201104.html
6. http://www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk/pa/cm198889/cmhansrd/1989-04-24/Writtens-1.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jul-2011 02:39 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 16:49 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
01-Jun-2013 17:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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