Accident Hawker Hunter FGA.76 CC-707, Sunday 18 September 1988
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Date:Sunday 18 September 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Hunter FGA.76
Owner/operator:SDRAF (Somalia Democratic Republic Air Force)
Registration: CC-707
MSN: HABL003103
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:60 miles from Baidoa -   Somalia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hargesia, Somalia
Destination airport:Baidoa, Somalia
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Built for RAF as Hunter F.4 XF935. Delivered 23/03/1956 to 45 MU. RAF service with 229 OCU (234 Squadron) at Chivenor.

Sold to Hawker Siddeley Aircraft, Dunsfold 06/09/68 and acquired "Class B" civil markings as G-9-253. Delivered to Abu Dhabi Air Force as '707' 19/01/71. Transferred to Somalia by/in September 1983.

Crashed 18/09/1988 due to engine failure en route between Hargesia and Baidoa, Somalia. Pilot - M. Seegmuller (a Zimbabwean national) - ejected approximately 60 miles from Baidoa, Somalia and was injured (suffered two crushed vertibrae), He was found four days later, and airlifted to Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.

Hunter CC-707 continued to fly on for a further 20 miles before it finally crashed in the Somalian bush. The wreckage was not discovered until three months later.


Revision history:

27-Mar-2012 08:35 Dr. John Smith Added
24-Apr-2013 19:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2013 19:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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