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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58359
Last updated: 23 May 2019
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Date:07-JUL-1955
Time:c. 15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F4
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: WT762
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fleet, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Farnborough, Hampshire [FAB/EGUF]
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine cut shortly after take off from Farnborough for air display and the aircraft crashed near Fleet, Hampshire (between Dinorben Avenue and the Basingstoke canal). Pilot ejected too low at 300 ft and was killed.

Sources:

http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/project/year_pages/1955.htm
http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WT
http://web.archive.org/web/20130717113810/http://daveg4otu.tripod.com:80/hancrash.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
16-Jun-2010 20:59 P Cooper Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location]
22-Oct-2011 13:30 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Dec-2011 13:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2012 08:10 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport]
12-Mar-2015 18:04 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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