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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56580
Last updated: 2 November 2019
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Date:22-SEP-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F3
Owner/operator:29 Squadron Royal Air Force (29 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XP736
C/n / msn: 95164
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 30 miles off Lowestoft, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the North Sea, 30 miles off Lowestoft, Suffolk, 22/9/71; pilot, Flying Officer Mottershead, killed. Hours flown 1,510.00. Neither aircraft nor pilot were found

Sources:

1. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1972/1972%20-%201937.html
2. http://www.lightning.org.uk/f3.php
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421174917/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1971.htm
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1971.htm
5. http://www.aviation-picture-hangar.co.uk/xp736.html
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_the_English_Electric_Lightning#1970s


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2008 11:06 harro Updated
12-Mar-2012 18:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2013 14:28 Nepa Updated [Operator]
10-Jun-2013 17:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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