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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56526
Last updated: 29 October 2019
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Date:24-AUG-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F Mk 3
Owner/operator:23 Squadron Royal Air Force (23 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XP760
C/n / msn: 95188
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:into North Sea, 35 miles off Seahouses, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the North Sea off 35 miles off Seahouses, Northumberland after an engine failed. A relight had resulted in a fire, ECU failure, and in-flight fire warning.
Crew:
F/Lt Al TURLEY (pilot) RAF - ejected safely

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20170123023002/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/year_pages/1966jul-sep.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Feb-2012 17:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Feb-2013 12:36 Nepa Updated [Operator]
19-May-2015 17:42 Oezil Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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