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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56607
Last updated: 22 May 2019
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Date:24-JUN-1974
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F3
Owner/operator:111 (Treble One) Squadron Royal Air Force (111 (Treble One) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XR748
C/n / msn: 95213
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 5 miles off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 24/6/1974 into the North Sea five miles off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk after hydraulic failure. The pilot - Flying Officer K. Mason - ejected safely

Sources:

1. Halley, James (2001). Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100 to XZ999. Air-Britain. ISBN 0-85130-311-0.
2. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings - Post War Royal Air Force Accidents. Air-Britain. ISBN 978-0-85130-290-4.
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1974.htm
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20170818203747/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/year_pages/1974.htm
5. http://www.aviation-picture-hangar.co.uk/xr748.html
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_the_English_Electric_Lightning#1970s


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Sep-2011 10:56 Chr. Hölscher Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2012 14:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2013 13:58 Nepa Updated [Operator]
25-Jun-2013 11:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
04-Aug-2013 13:39 Nepa Updated [Operator]
28-Jul-2015 16:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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