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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56552
Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Date:01-JUL-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning T5
Owner/operator:226 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (226 OCU RAF)
Registration: XS453
C/n / msn: 95013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 miles E of Happisburgh, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Narrative:
f/f R.P. Beamont, 6-7-65, Samlesbury. To 226 OCU Coltishall, 10-9-65. Crashed into North Sea, 1-7-66, five miles east of Happisburgh, Norfolk, after undercarriage failed to lower on approach to RAF Coltishall. Flying Officer G. Fish, on first T 5 solo, ejected safely. Hours flown 30h 30m

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20170221220156/http://lightning.org.uk/histt5.html
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20170123023002/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/year_pages/1966jul-sep.htm
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_the_English_Electric_Lightning#1960s


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Feb-2012 10:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2013 19:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 09:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]

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