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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58294
Last updated: 14 July 2019
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Date:22-MAR-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F1
Owner/operator:229 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (229 OCU RAF)
Registration: WT580
C/n / msn: 41H-665431
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Chivenor, Devon, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Chivenor, Devon
Destination airport:RAF Chivenor,
Narrative:
Swung off the runway during an emergency landing at Chivenor, Devon after an undercarriage leg had jammed up

Damage initially assessed as Cat.3(R) - repairable - but repair abandoned, and instead WT580 was struck off charge 31/5/1957 as Cat.5(scrap)

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WT


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
14-Mar-2012 09:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 09:24 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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