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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55336
Last updated: 14 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Owner/operator:54 Squadron Royal Air Force (54 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XZ362
MSN: S129
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:40 miles N of Anchorage, Alaska -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Eielson AFB, Alaska
Destination airport:
The pilot was leader of an eight ship formation operating from Eielson Air Force base, near Fairbanks, Alaska during DACT with F-16’s as part of exercise ‘Cope Thunder’.

While rolling out of a turn 20 miles from Eielson the aircraft struck the tops of trees on a lightly wooded ridge. It remained controllable but the left engine was winding down. Being unable to relight it and with other warning captions illuminating the pilot ejected. He was picked up by an Alaskan Air National Guard rescue team


Flight International 4-10 June 1997


Photo of XZ362 courtesy

Eindhoven (EHEH / EIN)
2 July 1993; (c) Jonathan Verschuuren

Revision history:

20-Mar-2011 16:07 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
06-Jul-2011 00:12 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Feb-2012 10:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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