Registration Details For XX279 (Royal Air Force) Hawk-T.1

Serial 104/312104
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First Flight
ModelHawk-T.1
StatusCrashed
Commentscrashed 30.01.1985 into the Bristol Channel off Swansea Bay, the pilot - Flight Lieutenant Guy Benedict Ward - ejected, but he sank on hitting the water and drowned, the official MoD/RAF Board of Inquiry asserted that Flt Lt Ward was already unconcious before he hit the water: his body was not found, nor recovered. The official cause of the crash - from what little wreckage that was recovered - attributed the blame to an aileron malfunction
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Not Seen It XX279 Royal Air Force 20.04.79 Crashed

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