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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58363
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:20-DEC-1954
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F Mk 2
Owner/operator:257 (Burma) Squadron Royal Air Force (257 (Burma) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WN896
C/n / msn: S4/U/2904
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Wattisham
Narrative:
Written off when damaged beyond repair due to engine fire on approach and landing at RAF Wattisham, Suffolk. Aircraft was severely burnt.

Struck off charge as Cat.5(Scrap) 21/12/1954 and remains removed by (and to) 58 MU RAF Honington, where the aiframe was scrapped

Sources:

Aircraft Movement Record Card (Air Ministry Form AM.78), at Ministry of Defence Air Historical Branch, accessed 23/3/1986
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WN
www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=600


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
04-Dec-2011 13:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2012 22:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2012 08:03 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
30-May-2013 13:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
26-Jul-2014 10:47 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
07-Nov-2018 18:57 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]

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