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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82621
Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Date:11-JUL-1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2
Owner/operator:92 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (92 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XV418
C/n / msn: 3036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lohne, near Diepholz, Lower Saxony -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wildenrath (WID/EDUW)
Destination airport:RAF Wildenrath (WID/EDUW)
Narrative:
Aircraft crashed in farmland at Lohne, near Diepholz, Lower Saxony during an attempted 270 deg aileron roll manouevre which was being filmed automatically from the brake parachute compartment of a lead aircraft of the same type. The filming was for a BBC 'Man Alive' Documentary about low level NATO flying in FRG.

Pilot and Navigator (Flight Lieutenant Richard Adrian John MOTT and Flight Lieutenant Ian Michael JOHNSON) did not eject, and were both killed.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1980.htm
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20171019205516/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F-4_Phantom_RAF.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19800711_xv418.pdf
4. http://wolfmansmemories.jimdo.com/verluste-losses/
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lohne,_Germany


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
15-Mar-2011 13:35 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Jul-2013 04:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Jul-2013 04:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
11-Jul-2013 04:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Oct-2015 04:17 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
07-Jun-2016 17:31 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
07-Jun-2016 17:32 harro Updated [Embed code]

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