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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57649
Last updated: 28 December 2019
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Date:16-APR-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar
Owner/operator:14 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: JI006
C/n / msn: S.162
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ambala, Haryana -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ambala AFS, India (VIAM)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
JI006 (former RAF Jaguar XZ397, transferred to the Indian AF) operated by No 14 squadron, crashed near Ambala, Haryana, India on April 16th 1981: apparently it hit a vulture during low-level tactical training.

Pilot later named as Flt Lt S Adhikari, who ejected safely

Sources:

http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/service_india.html
http://www.warbirds.in/Crashes/crpage.php?qacid=60&qafdb=IAF&datesall=ON
http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Indian_Air_Force_bases


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
05-Jul-2011 00:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2011 00:51 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2013 06:03 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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