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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58366
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 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
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars (ADX/EGQL)
Destination airport:
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.


Revision history:

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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