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Narrative:Four Harriers were attacking a target from different directions near Wardle, Nantwich, Cheshire. Two aircraft (XV754 and XV745) failed to maintain separation and collided as they crossed over. Both pilots were killed
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3
|Operator:||233 OCU, RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 712017|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Wardle, near Nantwich, Cheshire -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||RAF Wittering|
According to press reports made at the time: "the fuselage of one Harrier, on fire, and still containing the body of its pilot, fell about 300 yards from Elms Farm, and about the same distance from the 'Little Man' Public House"
Halley, James J (2001). Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100 to XZ999. Air-Britain. ISBN 0-85130-311-0.
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