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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144535
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter F6
Owner/operator:92 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (92 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XG239
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Nicosia -   Cyprus
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Nicosia, Cyprus
Destination airport:
Caught fire and burnt out after the undercarriage was raised to stop the aircraft quickly during an abandoned take off from Nicosia, Cyprus. Pilot was Squadron Leader Mike Hobson, Commanding Officer of 92 Squadron (Hunter XG239 wore his "personal" code letter 'MH') who escaped from the burning wreckage unharmed.


Revision history:

22-Mar-2012 01:15 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Aug-2012 03:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]

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