Registration Details For XX197 (Royal Air Force) Hawk-T.1

Serial 44/312044
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First Flight
ModelHawk-T.1
StatusCrashed
Commentscrashed 13.05.88 on take off at Brawdy, Dyfed, engine stopped on take off, the flight was a post engine overhaul test flight, and an error in re-assembly caused the failure, both crew ejected, and the Hawk crashed approx 1,300 metres beyond the airfield boundary, closed to the village of Newgale, Dyfed. Crew later named as Squadron Leader Alan Threadgould (his second ejection: he had previously ejected on 29th January 1971 from Canberra T.17 WH874) and Flight Lieutenant Ray F. Passfield. Alan Threadgould suffered minor injuries in the ejection ('hard landing on impact with the ground- actually on the runway), but Flt Lt Passfield suffered a broken leg.
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Not Seen It XX197 Royal Air Force 03.04.78 Crashed

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