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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56571
Last updated: 20 August 2020
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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: XM186
C/n / msn: 95084
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Wittering, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Wittering (EGXT)
Destination airport:
Spun into the ground after a high speed stall just after taking off from Wittering to give an aerobatic display. The pilot ejected but was too low (aircraft stalled nose down at 100-150ft). He was the first Lightning fatality.



Revision history:

30-Sep-2011 19:40 angels one five Updated [Date, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Feb-2012 22:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2012 13:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Narrative]
04-Feb-2013 10:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
14-Jun-2013 07:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source]
04-Aug-2013 13:32 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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