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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58320
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:01-MAY-1956
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F4
Owner/operator:54 Squadron Royal Air Force (54 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XE671
C/n / msn: HABL003014
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Crondall, 2 miles East of RAF Odiham, Basingstoke, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Odiham, Basingstoke, Hampshire (ODH/EGVO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hawker Hunter F.Mk.4 XE671: Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd at Blackpool, and delivered to the RAF at 33 MU Lyneham 6/6/55. Issued to 54 Squadron at RAF Odiham coded "K" in July 1955

Written off 1/5/1956: crashed due to engine failure, near Crondall, 2 miles east of RAF Odiham, near Basingstoke, Hampshire. Pilot - Flying Officer T. J. D. Price (Service Number 3516781) - ejected safely

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.180 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100-XZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 2001 p.24)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.193
4. 54 Squadron ORB (Operations REcord Book)(Air Ministry Form AM/F.540) for the period 1/1/56 to 31/12/60: File AIR 27/2787 at https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C2505425
5. http://web.archive.org/web/20170723045955/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1956.htm
6. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
7. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950-1959_26.html
8. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html
9. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XE


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
04-Dec-2011 16:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Jan-2012 01:00 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
17-Mar-2013 02:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Narrative]
15-Jun-2020 20:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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