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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59877
Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Date:17-DEC-1975
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas FGR.2 Phantom II
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XV463
C/n / msn: 3249
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mawbray, near Silloth, Cumbria -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Phantom XV463 from 41 Squadron flew into the Solway Firth with the loss of both crew (actual crash site was between the hamlets of Beckfoot and Mawbray just off the B5300 coast road from Maryport to Silloth.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20171019205516/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F-4_Phantom_RAF.htm
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.5053phantoms.com/photos//displayimage.php?album=36&pos=34]
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1975.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-May-2009 21:03 zerocinquanta Added
11-Jul-2009 23:20 sirjames111 Updated
28-Nov-2011 14:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2013 14:26 Nepa Updated [Operator]
08-Jun-2013 07:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]

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