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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65926
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:25-AUG-1988
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter FGA Mk 73A
Owner/operator:Sultan of Oman's Air Force (SOAF)
Registration: 828
MSN: 41H-680049
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Thumrait AB, Dhofar -   Oman
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:OOTH
Destination airport:OOTH
Narrative:
ff 5-11-56 Duncan Simpson. Delivered 16-11-56, No.5MU, Kemble. No.66 Sqn, ('C'). Converted to FGA.Mk.9. No.43 Sqn, ('C'). Purchased by HSA, 15-1-68 as G-9-268. Converted to Jordanian FGA Mk.73A (828). Delivered 22-07-69. Gift to SOAF, 1975 with No.6 Sqn, at Thumrait. This aircraft wore the experimental scalloped edge grey scheme of camouflage. Crashed besides runway RAFO Thumrait after engine flameout. First successful Omani ejection. Pilot; Mul. Tay. Abdul Aziz al-Baluchi. W/O, 25-08-88.

Sources:

Hawker Hunter 1951-2008, David J. Griffin


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jun-2009 12:05 RAFOHunter Added
01-Apr-2018 15:57 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location]

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