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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56569
Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Date:26-APR-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F Mk.I
Owner/operator:74 Squadron Royal Air Force (74 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XM142
C/n / msn: 95038
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Cromer, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Narrative:
First flown T.M.S. Ferguson 19-2-60 at Samlesbury. Delivered to 74 Squadron, RAF Coltishall, 30-8-60, coded B. Crashed in sea off Cromer 26-4-63, after control failure. Pilot, Flt Lt T.M. Burns, ejected safely at 10,000ft, and 400 knots IAS

Sources:

1. http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf1.htm
2. http://www.aviation-picture-hangar.co.uk/xm142.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194554/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1963.htm#apr
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
5. http://www.fightercontrol.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&p=454250


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Feb-2012 21:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Feb-2013 10:28 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
13-Jun-2013 22:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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