British Aerospace Hawk T. Mk.1 XX166 of No.4 Flying Training School, flew into Clagh Ouyr on the 24th June 1983

British Aerospace Hawk XX172


Roger Francis Lane Flight Lieutenant Pilot (Instructor) Killed
Julian Mark Baden Lewis Flight Lieutenant Pilot (Student) Killed


Flight Lieutenants Lane and Lewis left RAF Valley on Anglesey for a low level training exercise which would have taken the aircraft to RAF Lossiemouth near Inverness.  The pair took off at about 10:20, shortly after while flying in light cloud the aircraft struck Clagh Ouyr and broke up over a wide area killing the two crew instantly.

Wreckage at the crash site of Hawk XX172 on Clagh Ouyr, Isle of Man - copyright Peak District Air Accident Research
Little remains at the crash site, what does has been gathered up into a small collection below a prominent rock, this collection is shown here.