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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55556
Last updated: 5 August 2020
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Date:21-MAY-1982
Time:11:00 loca
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3
Owner/operator:1 Sqn RAF
Registration: XZ972
C/n / msn: 712208
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Port Howard, West Falkland -   Falkland Islands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Hermes
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by a Blowpipe SAM over Port Howard, West Falklands while on reconnaissance mission from
carrier HMS Hermes

Pilot - Flt. Lt. Jeff Glover - ejected safely. He was rescued by Argentine forces and became a POW

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162442/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/harrier/harrier.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses
Burden, Rodney A; Michael I Draper, Douglas A Rough, Colin R Smith, David L Wilton (1986). Falklands - The Air War. London: Arms and Armour Press. ISBN 0-85368-842-7.
Halley, James J (2001). Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100 to XZ999. Air-Britain. ISBN 0-85130-311-0.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Aug-2011 12:22 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
02-Aug-2011 23:35 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
06-Apr-2013 13:02 Anon. Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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