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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55472
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HAWK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAe Hawk T.1
Owner/operator:4 FTS 19(R) Squadron Royal Air Force (4 FTS 19(R) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XX164
MSN: 312011
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Valley, Anglesey (HLY/EGOV) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Valley (HLY/EGOV)
Destination airport:RAF Valley (HLY/EGOV)
Uncontrollable roll on takeoff.
Aileron control rod disconnected to remove an N2 bottle provide access for an NDT task. Disconnection was not documented and the rod not reconnected

The pilot, Flt. Lt. Simon Burgess (attached to 19(R) Squadron) attempted to eject but was killed when his parachute did not have time to deploy before he struck the ground. The same pilot had previously ejected from Tornado GR.1 ZA403 on 24th January 1991 over Iraq and had been taken prisoner until the end of the Gulf war


1. Flight International 4-10 June 1997

Revision history:

20-Mar-2011 15:25 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Mar-2011 07:01 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
01-Aug-2011 12:23 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2011 00:25 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2013 18:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
27-May-2013 00:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]
28-Dec-2013 16:43 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
20-Nov-2014 15:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
24-Apr-2016 14:50 Anon. Updated [Operator]
29-Oct-2019 22:32 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Dec-2019 09:50 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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