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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55590
Last updated: 9 February 2020
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Date:26-APR-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:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: XV749
C/n / msn: 712012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mi off Theddlethorpe, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea due to damage sustained from multiple Bird strikes (possilby seagulls). Pilot (Flt Lt. J. Marshall) ejected safely.

Sources:

1. Halley, James J (2001). Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100 to XZ999. Air-Britain. ISBN 0-85130-311-0
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses

3. http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162442/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/harrier/harrier.htm
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1972.htm
5. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1970s-incident-logs#1972


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2008 10:57 harro Updated
17-Jul-2010 12:50 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Jul-2011 01:13 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2013 13:41 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
14-Jun-2013 19:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Feb-2014 17:08 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Embed code, Narrative]

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