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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155098
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:17-JUL-1959
Time:
Type:Supermarine Swift FR.5
Owner/operator:79 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (79 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XD961
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles east of RAF GŁtersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia. -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF GŁtersloh (GUT/ETUO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 17/07/1959: Crashed two miles east of GŁtersloh, West Germany following engine failure. The pilot (Flight Lieutenant John H. Turner) ejected safely

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=1076
http://web.archive.org/web/20170624000012/http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com:80/Swift.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20171123224900/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/swift/swift.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Apr-2013 02:36 Dr. John Smith Added
27-May-2013 21:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
28-Oct-2019 20:11 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 22:16 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Feb-2020 11:35 stehlik49 Updated [Location, Operator]

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