Accident Hawker Hunter F Mk 6 XG239, Saturday 11 January 1958
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Date:Saturday 11 January 1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Hunter F Mk 6
Owner/operator:92 (East India) Sqn RAF
Registration: XG239
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Nicosia /Lakatamia -   Cyprus
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Nicosia, Cyprus
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Caught fire and burnt out after the undercarriage was raised to stop the aircraft quickly during an abandoned take off from Nicosia, Cyprus. Pilot was Squadron Leader Mike Hobson, Commanding Officer of 92 Squadron (Hunter XG239 wore his "personal" code letter 'MH') who escaped from the burning wreckage unharmed.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1958.htm

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Mar-2012 01:15 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Aug-2012 03:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]

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