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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82613
Last updated: 7 August 2019
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Date:09-JUL-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2
Owner/operator:6 Sqn Royal Air Force (6 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XV395
C/n / msn: 2822
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Horncastle, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed near Horncastle, Lincolnshire 9/7/1969: while on approach to Coningsby after the crew ejected due to stiffening of the controls caused by loss of hydraulic pressure. Both crew - Flight Lieutenant Forbes M Pearson and Flight Lieutenant John E Rooum ejected.

First operational loss of an F-4M Phantom in RAF Service

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/Databases/f4-serials.txt
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1969.htm
4. https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/mardownload/@MAR_06_15.pdf
5. http://www.na3t.org/air/photo/MIL10218
6. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1960s-incident-logs#1969


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
14-Nov-2011 14:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Nov-2011 22:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Phase, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2013 14:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
15-Aug-2015 18:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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