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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56548
Last updated: 9 November 2019
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Date:29-SEP-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F3
Owner/operator:111 (Treble One) Squadron Royal Air Force (111 (Treble One) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XP739
C/n / msn: 95167
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Battisford Hall, 3 miles NE of RAF stn Wattisham, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Narrative:
First flown by T.M.S. Ferguson 20-1-64 at BAC Samlesbury. To 33 MU, RAF Lyneham,12-11-64; then into service with 111 Squadron.

Crashed at Battisford Hall three miles NE of Wattisham, Suffolk after a double flame out on final approach. The pilot - Flt Lt Hedley Molland - ejected safely at 250 knots IAS, and landed at Chapel Farm, Stonham, Suffolk. Total hours flown 176h 45m

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160316093553/[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf3.htm]l
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194250/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1965.htm#sep
http://www.aviation-picture-hangar.co.uk/xp739.html
http://www.mhas.org.uk/MHAS/runway22/200509.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Feb-2012 12:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2013 14:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
04-Aug-2013 13:35 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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