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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56566
Last updated: 25 October 2019
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Date:28-JUN-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F1A
Owner/operator:111 (Treble One) Squadron Royal Air Force (111 (Treble One) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XM185
C/n / msn: 95083
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mile N of Lavenham, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Narrative:
As "C" of 111 Squadron, crashed after main undercarriage and air brakes failed, to due hydraulic failure on approach to RAF Wattisham. Pilot - Flg. Off. P. J. Ginger - ejected. Aircraft crashed approximately 1 mile North of Lavenham village, Suffolk.

Sources:

http://www.wattisham.org.uk/wattisham_aviation_accidents.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_the_English_Electric_Lightning#1960s
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XM
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/details?Uri=C6578790
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194406/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1961.htm#jun


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2010 06:19 Robf4 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
09-Feb-2012 21:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2012 13:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Narrative]
19-Aug-2012 12:54 Nepa Updated [Operator]
24-Jan-2013 14:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2013 13:32 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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