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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144341
Last updated: 22 January 2020
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Date:18-NOV-1956
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F Mk 4
Owner/operator:234 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (234 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XF945
C/n / msn: HABL/003113
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 miles South West of Aachen -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Geilenkirchen, West Germany
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hawker Hunter F.4 XF945,["H"] 234 (Madras Presidency) Squadron, RAF: Written off (destroyed) 1/11/56 - Crashed at night 15 miles South West of Aachen, West Germany after the pilot - Flying Officer P.A. Marsh - ejected following engine failure. Engine flamed out at 20,000 feet, and would not re-light

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.184 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100-XZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 2001 p 34)
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT233/371: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C424492
4. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/35/S2851: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6578631
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XF
6. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950-1959_26.html
7. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Mar-2012 20:10 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Jun-2012 14:22 Nepa Updated [Operator]
29-May-2013 13:44 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
22-Jan-2020 22:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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