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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58008
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:01-MAR-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar B
Owner/operator:Sultan of Oman's Air Force (SOAF)
Registration: 201
MSN: 177/B(O)1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:25 mi NE of Thumrait -   Oman
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:SOAF Thumrait, Oman
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Steve Wearing and Bob Prest were on 1v1 sortie with another Jaguar, both Jaguars were from 8 Squadron based at SOAF Thumrait. They flew through the wake of the other Jaguar their aircraft lost control in the turbulence and both crew ejected. Wearing landed with his parachute wrapped round the fin and Prest was dragged some distance across the rough terrain suffering severe abrasions to his skin.The aircraft crashed approx 25 miles North East of Thumrait.


Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
05-Jul-2011 00:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 07:21 Digger Updated [Operator, Narrative]
01-Apr-2018 15:52 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport]
06-May-2020 12:26 PerkyPenguin Updated [Narrative]

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