Incident SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 XX973, 14 Apr 1981
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55372
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Time:12:11 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: XX973
MSN: S.95
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6 mi SW of RAF Gütersloh -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Brüggen (ETUR)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The pilot lost control of the aircraft during ACT (Air Combat Training) when he was flying at a high angle of attack and encountered the slipstream of one of the other aircraft. XX973 went into an unrecoverable spin.

Pilot Sqn. Ldr. David H. Milne-Smith ejected safely at 7,500 feet, and the aircraft crashed into a field.



Revision history:

03-Jan-2009 11:40 harro Updated
31-Jul-2011 01:23 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 16:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
12-Jul-2013 00:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
12-Aug-2014 16:13 Route Updated [Location, Departure airport]
28-Oct-2019 19:26 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
05-Nov-2019 22:07 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Feb-2020 11:11 stehlik49 Updated [Location, Nature, Operator]
20-Feb-2020 13:49 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]

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