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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58363
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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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
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Wattisham
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


Aircraft Movement Record Card (Air Ministry Form AM.78), at Ministry of Defence Air Historical Branch, accessed 23/3/1986

Revision history:

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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