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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94293
Last updated: 9 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter FGA.9
Owner/operator:54 Squadron Royal Air Force (54 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XF517
C/n / msn: S4/U/3363
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Blakeney, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Crashed and destroyed 15/01/1969: Dived into the North Sea off Blakeney, Norfolk durng ACT (Air Combat Training) with the pilot slumped over the controls. (A possible cause being anoxia - oxygen starvation incapacitating the pilot)

Officially declared to be missing (as Cat.5(m)) on 02/04/1969. Struck off charge 31/07/1969


Revision history:

16-Apr-2013 14:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Apr-2013 14:42 Nepa Updated [Operator]
16-Apr-2013 15:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Narrative]
16-Apr-2013 16:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
19-Apr-2018 13:54 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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