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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58351
Last updated: 10 September 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F.Mk I
Owner/operator:229 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (229 OCU RAF)
Registration: WT655
C/n / msn: 41H-665491
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1/2 mile west of RAF Chivenor, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Chivenor, Devon [EGDC]
Destination airport:
Collided with Hawker Hunter WT689 (also of 229 OCU) half a mile west of RAF Chivenor, Devon. Pilot - Flt. Lt. Albert Jan Hoogland (SAAF) (501336) aged 26, of Pretoria, South Africa - ejected through canopy at 750 ft. However, this was too late and too low: he did not separate from seat, and was killed. He was later interred at Heanton Punchardon (St. Augustine) Churchyard in Devon.


Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
03-Dec-2011 15:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Dec-2011 22:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 09:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Narrative, Operator]

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