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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58302
Last updated: 8 April 2019
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Date:01-NOV-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F1
Owner/operator:DFLS Royal Air Force (DFLS RAF)
Registration: WW600
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF West Raynham, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Narrative:
Sustained bird strike near RAF West Raynham, Norfolk. Landed back at West Raynham, Norfolk but later declared a write off, and struck off charge.

Moved to RAF Sutton-on-Hull fire fighting training school for crash rescue training (photographed there in June 1959)

Sources:

Serious birdstrike-related accidents to military aircraft of Europe and Israel: list and analysis of circumstances / W. John Richardson (Published in International 8ird Strike Committee Proceedings and Papers 23)
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/birds/birdstrikes.htm]
http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1066441/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
17-Jul-2010 12:38 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2011 07:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2019 18:44 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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