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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56608
Last updated: 11 November 2019
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Date:29-OCT-1974
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning F6
Owner/operator:5 Sqn Royal Air Force (5 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XR768
C/n / msn: 95233
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:13 miles East of Saltfleet, off Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the North Sea 13 miles East of Saltfleet, off Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire following a reheat fire in No 2 engine. The pilot - Flt Lt T.W.Jones - ejected and survived.


Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf6.htm]
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20170818203747/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/year_pages/1974.htm
3. http://www.aviation-picture-hangar.co.uk/xr768a.htm
4. http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1102152/
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_the_English_Electric_Lightning#1970s


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-May-2009 11:21 zerocinquanta Updated
13-Mar-2012 14:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2012 02:40 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
24-Jun-2013 14:22 Anon. Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jun-2013 17:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Mar-2018 20:08 fcvulc Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]

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