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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55561
Last updated: 25 November 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:4 Sqn Royal Air Force (4 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XV761
MSN: 712024
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:19 miles N of Bitburg -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Gutersloh, Germany (GUT/ETUO)
Destination airport:
The Harrier suffered a bird strike and crashed while engaging an OV-10 Bronco during a dissimilar air combat training sortie. The pilot ejected, but sustained minor injuries.

Sources: - 3440.html

Revision history:

28-Dec-2008 12:03 harro Updated
04-Aug-2011 23:57 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2013 17:00 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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