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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55526
Last updated: 30 July 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAe Harrier II GR Mk 5
Owner/operator:3 Sqn Royal Air Force (3 Sqn RAF)
Registration: ZD412
MSN: P41
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:River Ems, near RAF GŁtersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia. -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF GŁtersloh (ETUO)
Destination airport:
During a conventional take off from GŁtersloh, Germany. The pilot mistakenly believed the aircraft was not becoming airborne. Leaving the runway it went through the barrier and perimeter fence into the River Ems.

Pilot - later named as Flt. Lt. M. Zanker - ejected safely.


Flight International 13/19 May 1992 at


Revision history:

14-Jul-2010 11:09 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2011 22:22 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
16-Feb-2012 03:13 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2019 19:20 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 22:08 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Feb-2020 11:51 stehlik49 Updated [Location, Operator]

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