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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55554
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3
Owner/operator:1 Sqn Royal Air Force (1 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XZ963
MSN: 712199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:30 miles from HMS Hermes, South Atlantic Ocean -   Falkland Islands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:HMS Hermes
Destination airport:HMS Hermes
Fuel exhaustion after the tanks were hit by small arms fire over Port Stanley, Falklands. Crashed into the South Atlantic 30 miles from carrier, off the Falkland Islands.

Pilot - Sqn. Ldr. Jerry J. Pook - ejected, but spent some uncomfortable hours in his life raft before being rescued.

Burden, Rodney A; Michael I Draper, Douglas A Rough, Colin R Smith, David L Wilton (1986). Falklands - The Air War. London: Arms and Armour Press. ISBN 0-85368-842-7.
Halley, James J (2001). Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100 to XZ999. Air-Britain. ISBN 0-85130-311-0.

Revision history:

28-Aug-2011 21:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2013 18:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
11-Nov-2020 09:37 Bong Updated [Location]

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