Accident Panavia Tornado GR1 ZD891,
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Date:Friday 13 January 1989
Time:c. 09:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Panavia Tornado GR1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: ZD891
MSN: BS151/3208
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Hinrichsfehn-Rammsfehn/Wiesmoor -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Wittmund AB
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
RAF Tornado operated on a low-flying mission when it flew into a formation of German Alpha Jets. One Alpha Jet (40+87) crashed, but the pilot ejected safely. The Tornado crashed in a field 2 miles south of Wiesmoor, killing both crew members.


Hamburger Abendblatt 14 January 1989, p1

Revision history:

22-Dec-2008 10:12 harro Added
06-Jul-2011 00:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]
07-Apr-2013 07:59 Nepa Updated [Operator]
24-Jun-2013 14:35 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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