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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55373
Last updated: 8 January 2020
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Date:12-FEB-1981
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: XX827
C/n / msn: S.76
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nellis Range Complex -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nellis AFB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Pulled up sharply on the Nellis Ranges, Nevada, USA during a Red Flag exercise and rolled to starboard until inverted after being picked up on radar. Aircraft then stopped climbing but continued to roll until it struck the ground with both engines in reheat. The pilot (Flight Lieutenant David Plumbe) did not eject and was killed

Sources:

1. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1982/1982%20-%200082.htm
2. http://www.dasa.mod.uk/modintranet/publications/aircraftAccidents/Jaguar.htm
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-1981.htm
5. http://web.archive.org/web/20170301083329/http://www.targetlock.org.uk:80/jaguar/production_uk.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2009 11:27 harro Updated
05-Jul-2011 00:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 16:57 Nepa Updated [Operator]
12-Jul-2013 00:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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