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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55493
Last updated: 11 November 2020
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Date:21-MAR-1984
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAWK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawk T.1
Owner/operator:CFS (Red Arrows) Aerobatic Display Team Royal Air Force (CFS (Red Arrows) Aerobatic Display Team RAF)
Registration: XX251
C/n / msn: 087/312087
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Akrotiri -   Cyprus
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit the ground during a practice opposition loop manoeuvre by the synchro pair at Akrotiri, Cyprus. The impact forced the ejection seat through the canopy and deployed the chute, dragging the pilot out. The aircraft broke up and caught fire.

The pilot - Flight Lieutenant Chris Hurst - left the Red Arrows for other duties

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222858/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/HAWK/HAWK.htm
www,ukserials.com


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Aug-2011 12:22 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Dec-2019 20:46 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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