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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56552
Last updated: 16 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic LTNG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Lightning T5
Owner/operator:226 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (226 OCU RAF)
Registration: XS453
C/n / msn: 95013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 miles E of Happisburgh, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
f/f R.P. Beamont, 6-7-65, Samlesbury. To 226 OCU Coltishall, 10-9-65. Crashed into North Sea, 1-7-66, five miles east of Happisburgh, Norfolk, after undercarriage failed to lower on approach to RAF Coltishall. Flying Officer G. Fish, on first T 5 solo, ejected safely. Hours flown 30h 30m



Revision history:

08-Feb-2012 10:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2013 19:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 09:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]

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