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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77498
Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley Sea Harrier FRS1
Owner/operator:801 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XZ452
MSN: 41H-912006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South Atlantic, off HMS Invincible, E of Falkland Islands -   Falkland Islands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:HMS Invinclble, South Atlantic
Destination airport:
Two Sea Harrier FRS.1s of 801 NAS, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm (XZ452 and XZ453) were lost on 6/5/1982 off the Falklands Islands. These aircraft took off from HMS Invincible on a CAP (Combat Air Patrol) mission over the South Atlantic and never returned. They were presumed to have collided during bad weather. The two pilots were posted as missing, presumed killed

Pilot of "007/L" - XZ452: Lt. Cdr. E. John Eyton-Jones MIA
Pilot of "009/L" - XZ453: Lt. A. Curtis MIA



Revision history:

30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
10-Jun-2013 19:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Feb-2014 16:09 Nepa Updated [Operator]
12-May-2019 19:59 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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