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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145730
Last updated: 12 June 2021
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Date:25-OCT-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter GA.11
Owner/operator:764 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WT712
MSN: 41H/665529
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea near Auchanabo Slains, Central Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Lossiemouth, Morayshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two Hawker Hunter GA.11s of 764 Naval Air Squadron, Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy (WT810 '694-LM' and WT712 'LM') were written off when they collided over the Buchan Coast. One aircraft crashed into the North Sea off Scaurs of Cruden, Central Scotland. The other crashed near Auchanabo Slains. Both pilots in both aircraft - Lt. S.Varma and Lt. J. Tod - ejected safely

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194250/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1965.htm
http://www.fradu-hunters.co.uk/hunter7xx/764nas.html
www.ukserials.com/losses-1965.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-May-2012 15:30 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Jan-2013 10:48 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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