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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55585
Last updated: 24 November 2020
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Date:12-SEP-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.1
Owner/operator:233 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (233 OCU RAF)
Registration: XV799
C/n / msn: 712049
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kyle of Lochalsh, Ross and Cromarty, Highland, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 12/9/1972 when flew into a hillside on the Kyle of Lochalsh, Ross and Cromarty, Highland, Scotland, after loss of control in low cloud. The pilot (Group Captain Jeremy Thorndike HALL (Station Commander RAF Wittering)) was killed

Sources:

1. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1973/1973%20-%202752.htm
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses
3. Halley, James J (2001). Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100 to XZ999. Air-Britain. ISBN 0-85130-311-0.
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1972.htm
5. http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162442/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/harrier/harrier.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2008 11:42 harro Updated
02-Aug-2011 00:46 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2012 11:10 Sxddddddxzd Updated [Source]
15-Jun-2013 09:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
15-Jun-2013 09:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
31-Jul-2015 23:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 09:50 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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