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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155094
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:07-FEB-1957
Time:
Type:Supermarine Swift FR Mk 5
Owner/operator:2 Sqn Royal Air Force (2 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XD951
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF GŁtersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia. -   Germany
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF GŁtersloh (GUT/ETUO)
Destination airport:RAF GŁtersloh (G)
Narrative:
Written off 07/02/1958: Suffered an hydraulic failure while taxying at GŁtersloh, West Germany and swung into another aircraft while braking.

Not repaired - struck off charge as Cat.5(G/I): to Ground Instructional airframe 7447M at 10 SoTT RAF Kirkham, North Yorkshire 21/06/1957; scrapped and burnt at Kirkham in late 1958/early 1959

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=1076
http://web.archive.org/web/20170624000012/http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com:80/Swift.html
http://www.rafjever.org/2squadaircraft.htm#XD951


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Apr-2013 02:06 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Apr-2013 12:30 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 18:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 18:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
28-Oct-2019 20:06 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 22:03 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Feb-2020 11:28 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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