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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58318
Last updated: 3 April 2019
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Date:05-JUN-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: WT618
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:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Narrative:
The pilot Day Fighter Leaders School RAF the aircraft to sink below 50ft during a practice strike and struck a tall tree. It returned to West Raynham, Norfolk. but was declared a write off.

Formally struck off charge as CAT 5(c) on 14/09/1956

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WT


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
05-Dec-2011 14:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2019 13:41 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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