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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55552
Last updated: 20 December 2019
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Date:29-JUN-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAe Harrier T.4A
Owner/operator:4 Sqn Royal Air Force (4 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XW272
C/n / msn: 212011
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bergen Hohne Range -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bergen Hohne Range
Destination airport:Gutersloh
Narrative:
Took off with the flaps retracted and excess fuel load from a waterlogged grass strip on the Bergen Hohne Range, West Germany. It climbed no more than 30 feet and continued forward in a nose up attitude until it crashed into trees. The pilot - Wing Commander Keith Graham HOLLAND AFC - did not eject and was killed

Sources:

http://mod.uk/NR/rdonlyres/0F19421C-8E9C-464B-A752-F29963B4D97E/0/maas82_13_harrier_t4_xw272_29jun82.pdf
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses
http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162442/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/harrier/harrier.htm
Halley, James J (2001). Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100 to XZ999. Air-Britain. ISBN 0-85130-311-0.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2011 23:55 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2013 18:35 Nepa Updated [Operator]
15-Sep-2018 20:00 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
18-Oct-2018 18:41 Johnsharp Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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