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Ejections
RAF Marham
 

Please note that for the next few weeks losses where there was no ejection will be listed - mainly for the purpose of ensuring that I have listed all known losses with aircraft fitted with ejection seats and not omitted any ejections

Date Air Force A'cft Unit - Serial

Squadron

crashed crew photo seat
                 
1st April 1951
RAF
Oxford T1 NM510 CU
RAF
Marham
 Crashed into the ground near runway. Wash 4 crew killed    
22nd January 1952     Lincoln 132 49 Sqn
RAF Upwood
 
Crashed near Fincham on approach to RAF Marham 5 killed, 1 injured    
14th December 1952
RAF
Washington B1 WF570 WCU
RAF
Marham
Fuel leak from missing fuel cap. Crashed  5 miles north‑east of RAF Marham on attempted landing 4 killed    
8th January 1952
RAF
Washington B1 WF502 90 Sqn
RAF
Marham
Crashed inverted into ground in Denbighshire Wales during radar bombing attacks 10 killed    
3rd December 1953
RAF
Meteor T7 WG982 206 AFS
RAF
Marham
control lost on an asymmetric approach no injuries    
25th April 1954
RAF
Canberra B2 WK105 90 Sqn
RAF
Marham
Crashed  4 miles south south west of airfield 3 killed    
24th July 1954
RAF
Canberra B2 WJ720 40 Sqn
RAF
Marham
Night sortie. Crashed into a wood approaching RAF Marham 3 killed    
19th September 1954
RAF
Meteor F8 WK826 211 FTS
RAF
Marham
Crashed on take off when hood came off. no ejection    
3rd December 1954
RAF
Canberra B2 WH906 207 Sqn
RAF
Marham
Struck trees on approach to airfield 3 killed    
19th April 1955
RAF
 Vampire T11 XD518 5 FTS
RAF
Marham
Emergency landing after jammed throttle Flg. Off. J. G. Mann was unhurt     
11th September 1959
RAF
 Valiant B1 XD869 214 Sqn
RAF
Marham
Crashed shortly after night take off 3 miles north east of RAF Marham 6 killed   no ejections
2nd August 1963
RAF
Javelin FAW8 XH990 41 Sqn
RAF
Marham
Jammed undercarriage - left runway     no ejections
28th September 1956

RAF
Victor K2 XL513 55 Sqn
RAF
Marham
Crashed following birdstrike      
19th June 1978
RAF
Canberra B2 WJ753 100 Sqn
RAF
Marham
Wing tip struck ground and aircraft cartwheeled Crew escaped    
15th October 1982
RAF
Victor K2 XL232 55 Sqn
RAF
Marham
Fire after engine explosion Crew egressed on ground    
Friday 17th May 2002
 

Royal Air Force
Tornado  GR4 serial VI
No. 2 (AC) Sqn
RAF Marham in Norfolk
crashed in the river Humber due to a rear fusealage fire caused by engine break up over time and the collection of metal peices causing the engine to over heat Martin-Baker
??? ???
Pilot ejected safely Navigator ejected safely Martin-Baker
Thursday 2nd September 2004
2230 BST
RAF Canberra T4

MRH44

WJ866 39 (1 PRU) Sqn
RAF Marham, Norfolk
Involved in "touch and go" training, where the crew practise landing and take-off. Crashed on runway Navigator Sqn. Ldr. ???? ejected at low level and he was taken to a Nottingham hospital with severe back injuries Martin-Baker
Flight Lt Lawrence William John Coulton ejected at low level out of seat envelope - killed Martin-Baker
Flight Lt Paul Gareth Morris ejected at low level out of seat envelope - killed Martin-Baker
Tuesday 24th October 2006
about 11:15 am

Royal Air Force
Tornado  GR4 ZG711
No. 2 (AC) Sqn
RAF Marham in Norfolk

                       photo RAF via MOD
    Martin-Baker Mk 10A zero/zero  ??
Pilot ejected safely Navigator (an Australian according to the Australian media) ejected safely  sustained MDC burns Martin-Baker Mk 10A zero/zero ??
 During a training exercise crashed on the Holbeach coastal bombing range near the Wash in Lincolnshire
News Link with video courtesy EDP
both crew rescued by  Sea King helicopters, from RAF Wattisham and Leconfield, and initially taken to Kings Lynn hospital to be assessed for injuries.
Wednesday 14th November 2007
RAF
Tornado   RAF Marham
Norfolk

BAE Systems are contracted to service RAF Tornados

BAe aircrew carrying out  a test flight.
Plane landed OK

No further details until they are released

     
Pilot landed aircraft at RAF Marham, Norfolk
British Aerospace navigator lost during inverted roll - body found near Bunkers Hill in Egmere,Walsingham
 
 
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Tuesday, 10 April 2012 18:17