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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58316
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:17-JUL-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F Mk.4
Owner/operator:66 Squadron Royal Air Force (66 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WV392
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles E of Filey, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Thornaby, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failed over the North Sea during Air to Air firing detail. Crashed into sea 2 miles east of Filey, North Yorkshire. Pilot - Flying Officer N. R. Williams - ejected safely from 35,000ft

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170723045955/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1956.htm
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
04-Dec-2011 17:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2012 08:38 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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