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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58366
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:22-OCT-1954
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F1
Owner/operator:43 (China-British) Squadron Royal Air Force (43 (China-British) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WT590
C/n / msn: 41H-665441
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Leuchars, Fife -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars (ADX/EGQL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Struck the ground after the engine failed on the approach to RAF Leuchars, Fife. Pilot did not eject, and was killed on impact. Wreckage struck off charge as Cat.5(C) 25/10/1954, at No.63 MU Edzell.

Sources:

www.cnapg.net/hunter.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20160324100552/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/BASES_RAF/Leuchars/raf_leuchars.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194230/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1954.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
03-Dec-2011 14:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2012 09:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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