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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58310
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:29-AUG-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F Mk.5
Owner/operator:34 Squadron Royal Air Force (34 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WP132
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nicosia -   Cyprus
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Nicosia,Cyprus
Narrative:
Overshot the runway on landing at Nicosia, Cyprus after the brakes failed and aircraft ran down an escarpment

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/printer_257.shtml
http://www.huntertheaircraft.co.uk/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
05-Dec-2011 16:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2012 14:05 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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