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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58324
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:10-APR-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F1
Owner/operator:229 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (229 OCU RAF)
Registration: WT659
C/n / msn: 41H-665494
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:into River Taw, near RAF Chivenor, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Chivenor, Devon [EGDC]
Destination airport:RAF Chivenor
Narrative:
Stalled on approach to Chivenor, Devon and crashed into the river Taw killing the pilot.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
http://www.ipmsstockholm.org/magazine/1998/10/stuff_eng_profile_hunter.htm
www.farnboroughspotters.com/bb.xls
http://www.aer.ita.br/~bmattos/mundo/fighter/hunter.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
04-Dec-2011 16:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 15:26 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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