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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58321
Last updated: 4 July 2019
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Date:17-APR-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F1
Owner/operator:43 (China-British) Squadron Royal Air Force (43 (China-British) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WW599
C/n / msn: 41H-680269
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South Lambliethan Farm, 4 miles south of St. Andrews, Fife -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars (ADX/EGQL)
Destination airport:RAF Leuchars (ADX/EGQL)
Narrative:
Nosewheel retraction problems on take off, so aircraft was returning to RAF Leuchars circuit. Crashed into a field on South Lambliethan Farm, 4 miles south of St. Andrews, Fife after the engine cut. Pilot, Flg. Off. J. A. H. Andreson ejected from 300ft, and landed in his seat but escaped with minor injuries.

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
http://web.archive.org/web/20160324100552/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/BASES_RAF/Leuchars/raf_leuchars.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
04-Dec-2011 16:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2012 09:56 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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