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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55589
Last updated: 16 November 2018
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Date:03-MAY-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.1
Owner/operator:1 Sqn RAF
Registration: XV777
C/n / msn: 712027
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Wittering, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Control lost During transition from hover to forward flight. Crashed at RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire. PIlot (Flg. Off. C. J. E. Adams) ejected safely

Sources:

1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Harrier_Jump_Jet_family_losses
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162442/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/harrier/harrier.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1972.htm

XV777 as W/1 Sqn at RAF Odiham on Sept 11 1970

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jul-2011 01:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2013 13:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
14-Jun-2013 20:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]

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