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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137562
 
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Date:21-JUL-1978
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar E
Owner/operator:Armée de l'Air
Registration: E14
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Valcourt (Haute-Marne) -   France
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:St. Dizier/Robinson (LFSI)(113)
Destination airport:St. Dizier/Robinson (LFSI)
Narrative:
During a training mission an electric failure coming from a bolt not fully tight in the electric box stops: fuel transfert, engine régulation, radio/inter-com transmissions, and all gear extended indication. After a missed approach, due to low fuel alarm, low speed and impossibility to returne to St Dizier runway the very low altitude ejection is decided. Aircraft crashed 500m, south of Valcourt near Chemin de la Grange Brulée, Haute-Marne, France, both crew (Lt. Sable and ADJ Grandclement) ejected safely an land after 15/20 seconds 100m from aircraft burning wreck.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20120429202525/http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/production_france.html
unknown


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jul-2011 13:25 Dr.John Smith Added
11-Sep-2011 05:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Aug-2012 23:23 Sablé Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Jan-2020 10:38 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
17-Aug-2020 17:38 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]
17-Aug-2020 17:39 TB Updated [Phase, Destination airport, Source]

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