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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55571
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:3 Sqn Royal Air Force (3 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XW770
MSN: 712087
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 miles NW of Cloppenburg, near Borken -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Wildenrath
Destination airport:
Crashed five miles NW of Cloppenburg near Borken, West Germany following severe vibration caused by engine compressor blade failure

The pilot - Flt. Lt. Kirton - ejected safely.


Revision history:

16-May-2009 12:51 zerocinquanta Updated
02-Aug-2011 11:30 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2013 14:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
25-Apr-2015 19:53 Anon. Updated [Time, Departure airport]

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