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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55560
Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Date:26-MAY-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3
Owner/operator:1417 Flt Royal Air Force (1417 Flt RAF)
Registration: XW923
C/n / msn: 712078
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ladyville Airport, Belize -   Belize
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ladyville Airport, Belize (BZE)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the Belize River due to loss of control on a short rolling take off from Belize after the pilot ejected. Cockpit to ground instructional use as 8724M at RAF Wittering.

Pilot - Flight Lieutenant Jack Mardon - ejected safely

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19810526_xw923.pdf
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._1417_Flight_RAF
3. https://www.pprune.org/military-aircrew/445869-british-aviation-belize-7.htm
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses
5. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1981.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2009 11:43 harro Updated
04-Aug-2011 23:55 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Jan-2012 13:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2013 01:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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