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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58352
Last updated: 19 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F.Mk I
Owner/operator:229 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (229 OCU RAF)
Registration: WT689
C/n / msn: 41H-665507
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1/2 mile west of RAF Chivenor, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Chivenor, Devon [EGDC]
Destination airport:
Hawker Hunter F.1 WT689: First flown 20/10/54, delivered to the RAF at 5 MU Kemble 10/12/54. RAF service career was with 229 OCU RAF Chivenor, Devon, only

Collided with Hawker Hunter F.Mk.1 WT655 (also of 229 OCU) half a mile west of RAF Chivenor, Devon. Pilot ejected through canopy at 750 ft. Did not separate from seat, and was killed.

Crew of Hunter WT689:
Pilot Officer Warren Edwin Hollins RAF (pilot, aged 29)


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.173 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 96)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.153

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
03-Dec-2011 22:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 09:15 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Operator]
27-May-2020 15:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2020 08:56 MIG29 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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