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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58354
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F Mk 4
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: WT714
MSN: 41H-670682
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 mi NE of Bremen -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Oldenburg
Destination airport:
Collided with another 14 Squadron Hawker Hunter F.Mk.4 (WT807) at 40,000 feet, and crashed 3 miles north east of Bremen, Germany.The pilot - Flying Officer William Deluce - ejected, but the ejector seat had been damaged in the collision, and although it fired, the parachute became entangled with it and he was killed on impact with the ground.

Diário de Lisboa 19 August 1955, p1

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
03-Dec-2011 14:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2012 08:14 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
02-Feb-2017 18:03 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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