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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55484
Last updated: 12 November 2020
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Date:03-NOV-1986
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAWK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawk T.1A
Owner/operator:CFS "Red Arrows" Aerobatic Display Team
Registration: XX297
C/n / msn: 127/312122
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Scampton (SQZ/EGXP)
Destination airport:RAF Scampton (SQZ/EGXP)
Narrative:
During a display practice at Scampton, Lincolnshire, the engine surged and cut out after the aircraft flew into the jet wash of the leading aircraft. The pilot was unable to relight the engine and attempted an emergency landing back at base. He however left the airbrakes extended and was forced to eject short of the runway.

Pilot - Flt. Lt. Dan Findlay - ejected safely

Wreckage recovered to RAF Finningley for use as a ground instructional airframe (8933M): finally scrapped at RAF Finningley in 1994

Sources:

1. Flight International 16 May 1987
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222858/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/HAWK/HAWK.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19861103_xx297.pdf
3. http://www.sky-flash.com/Red-Arrows/Hawks.htm

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 04:48 harro Updated
07-Aug-2011 00:26 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-May-2013 13:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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