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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144437
Last updated: 13 December 2019
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Date:29-NOV-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC Lightning F52
Owner/operator:Royal Saudi Arabian Air Force
Registration: 52-658
C/n / msn: 95150
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Khamis Mushayt -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia
Narrative:
XN797; C/No. 95150. First flown by T.M.S. Ferguson 5-9-63 at BAC Samlesbury. To 33 MU, RAF Lyneham, 4-10-63; never allocated to an RAF squadron. Bought by the BAC for Saudi Arabian contract. To Warton, 28-4-66; to Royal Saudi Arabian AF as 52-658, later 52-611, 22-7-66.

Crashed 29-11-68 at Khamis Mushayt - stalled when practising single-engine approaches. Major S. Ghimlas killed.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160304001833/http://www.lightning.org.uk/histf2f2a.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2012 20:25 Dr. John Smith Added

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