Registration Details For XN976 (Royal Air Force) Buccaneer-S.2B

Serial B3-03-63
Line Number
First Flight03.08.64
ModelBuccaneer-S.2B
StatusCrashed
Commentscrashed 09.07.92 into the North Sea, thirty eight miles east of Leuchars, Fife during a four aircraft simulated ship attack. The probable cause was a fault in the rudder, causing it to move to port. With the aircraft at 100ft and in a left turn the crew would not have had time to eject and were both killed . Crew later named as Flt. Lt. J Henderson (pilot) and Flt Lt C. Lambourne (navigator)
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  Reg Airline Delivered Status
Not Seen It XN976 Royal Navy 31.08.64 Left Fleet
Not Seen It XN976 Royal Air Force 16.08.71 Crashed

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