British RAF GR-7 Harrier, January 29, 1999

A British RAF GR-7 Harrier crashed in the hills 8.6 miles NNW of Rachel. The pilot ejected just before impact and survived with numerous broken bones. The aircraft was heading west towards Railroad Valley for ingress into the ranges during a Red Flag exercise. Click photos to enlarge.

Photos of the clean-up operation taken shortly after the accident by Chuck Clark. With friendly permission.

Photos of the crash site looking in the direction the aircraft was heading, looking back towards northern Sand Spring Valley and towards Rachel.
The main impact point is barely visible in the first picture. Photos taken 11/16/2013

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