Accident SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 XZ120, 25 Feb 1977
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55390
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:2 Sqn Royal Air Force (2 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XZ120
MSN: S.121
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles S of RAF Nordhorn Range, GB, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Laarbruch (EDUL)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
After completing a four aircraft attack on Nordhorn weapons range, West Germany the aircraft entered cloud and visual contact with each other was momentarily lost. On exiting the cloud the pilot made a steep left hand turn to join up with his wingman who was at low level.

The aircraft entered a maximum rate left hand turn from which he could not recover in the height available and it crashed two miles from the range killing the pilot, Flt Lt Douglas Graham Stein. This was the first fatal accident with a 2 Sqn Jaguar.



Revision history:

04-Jul-2011 14:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2013 14:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
04-Jul-2013 23:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Jul-2013 21:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country]
05-Jul-2013 21:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Country, Source]
19-Aug-2014 14:48 95i Updated [Source]
08-Jun-2022 21:20 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
25-Jun-2022 04:12 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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