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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58305
Last updated: 29 July 2019
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Date:03-OCT-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F Mk.4
Owner/operator:43 (China-British) Squadron Royal Air Force (43 (China-British) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XE705
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Leuchars, Fife. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars. Fife
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ingested a bird on take off from Leuchars, Fife. The pilot aborted take off but overshot the runway onto mudflats of the river Eden

Sources:

Serious birdstrike-related accidents to military aircraft of Europe and Israel: list and analysis of circumstances / W. John Richardson (Published in International 8ird Strike Committee Proceedings and Papers 23)
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XE


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
17-Jul-2010 12:37 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2012 19:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2012 08:43 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
26-May-2013 19:03 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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