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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55382
 
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Date:26-MAR-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar T.2
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: XX147
MSN: B.12
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2,5 km from Südlohn, Borken -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Brüggen (ETUR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 2.5 km from Südlohn after suffering a bird strike while at 250 feet: the bird entered the cockpit. The crew had initially attempted to recover the aircraft but both crew (Flt. Lt. M. Brooks and Flt. Lt. W. Kirkpatrick) ejected when speed began to decay. This had been due to the airbrakes being extended.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm
2. http://www.dasa.mod.uk/modintranet/publications/aircraftAccidents/Jaguar.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1979.htm
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20170301083329/http://www.targetlock.org.uk:80/jaguar/production_uk.html
5. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm198889/cmhansrd/1989-04-24/Writtens-1.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2010 12:54 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
05-Jul-2011 00:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
18-Jul-2011 08:37 Anon. Updated [Location]
08-Apr-2013 21:36 Nepa Updated [Operator]
07-Jul-2013 01:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jul-2013 01:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
20-Feb-2020 13:51 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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