Hawker Hunter F6.A Hunter, G-KAXF, 18 October 2008
Hawker Hunter F6.A Hunter, G-KAXF
As the aircraft touched down on Runway 26 at Exeter Airport, an external fuel tank fell from its wing and landed on the grass to the south of the runway. The tank hit a runway edge light and damaged the runway surface. The tank was held onto the wing by an electromagnetic tank release unit. The jaws of the unit opened on touchdown releasing the tank.
Hawker Hunter F6.A Hunter, G-KAXF 05-09.pdf (294.64 kb)
Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 18 October 2008