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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55488
Last updated: 24 August 2019
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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 Royal Air Force (4 FTS RAF)
Registration: XX293
C/n / msn: 121/312118
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nedging Tye, Suffolk, near RAF Wattisham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham (EGUW)
Destination airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey
The canopy had opened after pilot forgot to lock it. XX293 crashed through power lines and into a cottage on take off from RAF Wattisham, Suffolk. The pilot - P.O A. Crosby - ejected safely at approx co-ordinates 52 6′ 28.8″ N, 0 56′ 56.4″ E

A number of aircraft from 4 FTS had temporarily detached to Wattisham from Valley, due to bad weather at Valley. The un-manned jet circled the airfield before crashing into a cottage in Nedging Tye, finally impacting into the ground in an adjacent field.



Revision history:

07-Aug-2011 00:26 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2012 05:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2013 00:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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