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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55582
Last updated: 29 February 2020
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Date:30-JUL-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: XV805
C/n / msn: 712005
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Coesfeld -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wildenrath (WID/EDUW)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed at Coesfeld, West Germany after the engine failed due to damage from a loose bolt. The US Marine Corps pilot - Major J.Gibson - ejected.

Sources:

1. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1973/1973%20-%202755.htm
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1973.htm
5. http://wolfmansmemories.jimdo.com/verluste-losses/
6. Halley, James J (2001). Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100 to XZ999. Air-Britain. ISBN 0-85130-311-0.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2008 11:51 harro Updated
02-Aug-2011 00:46 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2012 15:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
01-Jul-2013 18:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2018 18:20 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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