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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58365
Last updated: 2 September 2019
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Date:16-NOV-1954
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F Mk 1
Owner/operator:43 (China-British) Squadron Royal Air Force (43 (China-British) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WT589
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St. Andrew's Bay, 6.5 miles E of RAF Leuchars, Fife -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife [ADX/EGQL]
Narrative:
First flown 15/6/1954; Delivered to the RAF at 5 MU Kemble 9/7/1954. Written off 16/11/1954: Engine flamed out at 1,500 feet after pilot completed a QGH approach to Leuchars. Aircraft crashed into St. Andrew's Bay, six and a half miles east of the airfield. Pilot - Sgt. Pilot Walter Alfred Wilding - ejected safely

Sources:

1. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/HUNTER/Wilding_Walter/Wilding_WA.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WT
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20160324100552/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/BASES_RAF/Leuchars/raf_leuchars.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
03-Dec-2011 13:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2012 09:54 Nepa Updated [Operator]
13-Oct-2013 02:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2014 10:40 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 15:55 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]

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