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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82605
Last updated: 22 April 2019
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Date:14-FEB-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2
Owner/operator:228 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (228 OCU RAF)
Registration: XT913
C/n / msn: 2754
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 1 mile N of Happisburgh, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 14/2/1972 into the North Sea one mile north of Happisburgh, Norfolk after an hydraulic failure. The crew - named as Flying Officer Jack Stone (pilot) and Flight Lieutenant P Lee Preston (navigator) - ejected safely

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20171019205516/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F-4_Phantom_RAF.htm
2. http://www.thephantomshrine.co.uk/hist.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1972.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
16-Nov-2011 13:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Aug-2015 23:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2018 20:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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