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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55367
Last updated: 18 January 2020
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Date:21-OCT-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1
Owner/operator:20 Squadron Royal Air Force (20 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XX957
C/n / msn: S.79
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.5 miles E of RAF stn Bruggen -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bruggen
Destination airport:RAF Bruggen
Narrative:
Struck by lightning shortly after take off from Bruggen, West Germany. This caused the left hand engine to surge and shut down. The port engine failed, but the pilot inadvertantly shut off fuel to the starboard engine, causing that engine to fail as well. The pilot ejected but suffered a spinal crush fracture. XX957 came down in open farmland, 1.5 miles E of RAF Bruggen

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm
http://www.dasa.mod.uk/modintranet/publications/aircraftAccidents/Jaguar.html
www.ukserials.com
http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/service_uk.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jul-2011 00:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2013 08:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
07-Apr-2013 12:45 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location]

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