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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55568
Last updated: 19 April 2019
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Date:18-JUL-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: XZ137
C/n / msn: 712196
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wettenberg -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:GŁtersloh (GUT/ETUO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed at Wetternberg, near Giessen killing the American pilot. According to some reports, the aircraft crashed into an unoccupied house at Wissmar, Germany. Pilot later named as Captain Thomas PASQUALE of the US Marine Corps.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162442/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/harrier/harrier.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1979.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2009 10:36 Anon. Updated
04-Aug-2011 23:57 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 17:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
07-Jul-2013 23:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2013 16:22 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Departure airport]
02-Sep-2017 19:52 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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