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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55384
Last updated: 14 January 2020
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Date:25-JUL-1978
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: XX823
C/n / msn: S.72
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr Capo Carbonara, Cagliari, Sardinia -   Italy
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Decimomannu, Sardinia (DCI/LIED)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed onto a beach at Capo Carbonara, Cagliari, Sardinia during unauthorised low level aerobatics while operating from Decimomannu.

The pilot - F/Lt Roger John West - was killed

Sources:

http://www.dasa.mod.uk/modintranet/publications/aircraftAccidents/Jaguar.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20170301083329/http://www.targetlock.org.uk:80/jaguar/production_uk.html
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1978.htm
http://www.decimomannuairbase.com/Accident%20database/UK/DSCF2118_grande.htm (photo of crash location)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jul-2011 00:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2011 12:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2012 10:03 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2013 14:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]

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