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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77491
Last updated: 2 April 2020
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Date:01-JUN-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Sea Harrier FRS1
Owner/operator:809 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XZ456
C/n / msn: 41H-912010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:S of Port Stanley, East Falkland -   Falkland Islands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Invinclble, South Atlantic
Destination airport:HMS Invincible
Narrative:
Hit by a ground launched Roland Anti Aircraft missile while on an armed reconnaissance mission from HMS Invincible south of Port Stanley airfield. Pilot, Flt. Lt. Ian 'Morts' Mortimer ejected safely landing in the sea off Port Stanley. He was rescued eight hours later.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1982.htm
2. https://www.flickr.com/photos/david_atkinson/5960212562/
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20160303231421/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/SeaHarrier.htm
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses#UK_operated_Harriers_2
5. http://web.archive.org/web/20130624074648/http://www.targetlock.org.uk:80/seaharrier/production_uk.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
19-Aug-2011 05:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
10-Jun-2013 20:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Feb-2014 16:08 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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