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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82618
Last updated: 13 November 2019
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Date:24-JUL-1978
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR Mk 2
Owner/operator:92 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (92 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XV483
C/n / msn: 3367
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Drenke, near Beverungen (east of Paderborn) (NRW) -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wildenrath
Destination airport:RAF Wildenrath
Narrative:
Flew into the ground near Drenke, east of Paderborn, West Germany during a practice intercept. Both crew (Squadron Leader Christopher Ian Cunningham ROUNCE and Flight Lieutenant Christopher John MEADE) were killed

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171019205516/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F-4_Phantom_RAF.htm
http://www.thephantomshrine.co.uk/hist.htm
www.ukserials.com/losses-1978.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
24-Aug-2011 12:21 Davyman Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport]
16-Jan-2012 14:19 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
12-Jan-2013 14:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2017 16:04 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
28-Oct-2019 17:46 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
05-Nov-2019 22:20 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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