Accident BAe Hawk 66 HW-3.., Wednesday 13 November 2013
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Date:Wednesday 13 November 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAWK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
BAe Hawk 66
Owner/operator:Finnish Air Force
Registration: HW-3..
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Lake Salamajärvi, Perho, E of Kauhava Air Force Base - EFKA -   Finland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:EFKA
Destination airport:EFKA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Three Ilmavoimat/Finnish Air Force Hawk from Lentosotakoulu/Fighter training wing were involved in a dogfight exercise. Two jets were chasing a third jet. When the two BAe Hawk 66 jets passed each other for the eighth time they collided and crashed in the area of Lake Salamajärvi - Perho municipality. One jet lost its left wing and the pilot ejected safety and got only minor injuries. The fuselage of the other jet broke around the cockpit area and the pilot was killed instantly. The rescue system was also damaged in the collision.
The third jet was not involved in the collision and could return to Kauhava AB after marking the collision for rescue forces.


Revision history:

13-Nov-2013 11:21 Padidiver Added
13-Nov-2013 14:14 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
13-Nov-2013 14:36 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Nov-2013 15:59 slowkid Updated [Source]
13-Nov-2013 18:26 Masen63 Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
14-Nov-2013 09:26 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
14-Nov-2013 16:40 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
14-Nov-2013 18:24 Masen63 Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
15-Nov-2013 07:48 Penu Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2013 10:27 Penu Updated [Source]
11-Nov-2014 20:22 Masen63 Updated [Narrative]

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