Incident SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 XX957, 21 Oct 1981
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55367
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:20 Squadron Royal Air Force (20 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XX957
MSN: S.79
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.5 miles E of RAF stn Bruggen -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Bruggen
Destination airport:RAF Bruggen
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Struck by lightning shortly after take off from Bruggen, West Germany. This caused the left hand engine to surge and shut down. The port engine failed, but the pilot inadvertantly shut off fuel to the starboard engine, causing that engine to fail as well. The pilot ejected but suffered a spinal crush fracture. XX957 came down in open farmland, 1.5 miles E of RAF Bruggen


Revision history:

05-Jul-2011 00:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2013 08:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
07-Apr-2013 12:45 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location]

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