Incident Panavia Tornado GR1A ZA394,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55440
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Date:Tuesday 9 January 1990
Time:14:49 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Panavia Tornado GR1A
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: ZA394
MSN: BS061/3093
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:4 mi E of Hexham, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Laarbruch
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The port wing of Jaguar GR3A XZ108 struck the tail fin of the Tornado while both low flying head on in a valley. The Tornado crew lost control and ejected to safety. The Jaguar landed safely.


Flight International 8-14 May 1991

Revision history:

24-Dec-2008 01:19 harro Updated
04-Jul-2011 00:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
08-Oct-2012 12:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
07-Apr-2013 07:51 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Aug-2013 12:32 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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