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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55481
Last updated: 30 November 2020
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Date:22-JAN-1988
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAWK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bae Hawk T.1A
Owner/operator:CFS (Red Arrows) Aerobatic Display Team Royal Air Force (CFS (Red Arrows) Aerobatic Display Team RAF)
Registration: XX243
C/n / msn: 079/312079
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Scampton, (SQZ/EGXP)
Narrative:
Crashed onto the airfield at Scampton, Lincolnshire during a low level practice formation display. Aircraft dived in the ground at a 55 degree angle, whilst attempting to recover from flying inverted at 300 feet.

Pilot - later named as F/Lt Neil Duncan MacLachlan - did not eject, and was killed

Sources:

1. http://mod.uk/NR/rdonlyres/FD961708-C685-4344-A32F-EDD78B165310/0/maas88_19_hawk_xx243_22jan88.pdf
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222858/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/HAWK/HAWK.htm
3. http://www.bbc.co.uk/lincolnshire/unexplained/red_arrows.shtml
4. http://midargyllkintyrenews.wordpress.com/2011/07/16/red-arrows-fly-past-at-clachan/
5. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1988.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Aug-2011 00:26 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Dec-2012 11:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Embed code, Narrative]
09-Aug-2013 19:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]
09-Aug-2013 20:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator]
14-Nov-2014 03:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Dec-2019 20:51 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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