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Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F Mk 5
Owner/operator:1 Sqn Royal Air Force (1 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WP131
MSN: S4/U/3010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex
Destination airport:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex
Hawker Hunter F.Mk.5 WP131: Delivered to the RAF at 5 MU Kemble on 12/5/1955. Sole RAF service career was as "V" of 1 Squadron RAF Tangmere

Written off (Damaged beyond repair) at RAF Tangmere, Sussex, 28/2/1957 when the undercarriage collapsed on landing, and aircraft swung off the runway. Not repaired, formally Struck off charge as Cat.5 (c) at Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Baginton, Coventry


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.188 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 81)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.234

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
14-Mar-2012 08:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Aug-2012 08:28 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase]
28-Jun-2014 10:10 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
14-Nov-2018 06:50 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Nature, Destination airport]
29-Jul-2020 20:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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