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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58291
Last updated: 28 June 2019
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Date:05-APR-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F Mk.4
Owner/operator:71 Squadron Royal Air Force (71 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WV384
C/n / msn: 41H-670830
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Bruggen -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Bruggen, Germany
Narrative:
The engine cut due to fuel starvation while on approach to Bruggen, West Germany. The pilot (Flying Officer Shucksmith) ejected but his seat gun drogue failed, his parachute failed to deploy, and he was killed

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WV
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194235/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1957.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
14-Mar-2012 10:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Aug-2012 08:35 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]

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