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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58314
Last updated: 21 January 2020
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Date:14-AUG-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:67 Squadron Royal Air Force (67 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XF290
C/n / msn: HABL003051
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Brüggen -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Brüggen, West Germany (EDUR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hawker Hunter F.4 XF290 ["F"] 67 Squadron: Written off (destroyed) 14/8/56 - Engine failed shortly after a night take-off from RAF Brüggen, West Germany. Pilot - Lt. M. V. Maina - ejected from an altitude of 670 feet

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.182 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100-XZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 2001 p 27)
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT233/352: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C424473
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XF
5. http://web.archive.org/web/20170723045955/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1956.htm
6. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
7. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950-1959_26.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
04-Dec-2011 17:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2012 08:40 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
21-Jan-2020 20:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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