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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58337
Last updated: 28 August 2019
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Date:13-JAN-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: WT679
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Chivenor, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Chivenor, Devon [EGDC]
Destination airport:RAF Chivenor, Devon
Narrative:
Swung into an obstruction after an undercarriage leg collapsed on landing. Struck off charge as Cat5(G/I) on 23/04/1957: The aircraft was allocated for use as a training aid and was re-serialed as 7520M. Sent to Number 4 School of Technical Training, RAF St. Athan. However, new serial 7520M cancelled 26/04/1957, presume aircraft scrapped instead.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
http://www.cnapg.net/hunter.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
18-Aug-2010 02:49 penguin832 Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]
03-Dec-2011 13:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 09:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]

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