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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153969
Last updated: 8 June 2020
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Date:05-JAN-1956
Time:day
Type:Fairey Gannet AS.1
Owner/operator:825 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WN402
C/n / msn: F.9193
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea, 80 miles E of Malta -   Malta
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Albion, off Malta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Fairey Gannet AS.1 WN402 '341' of 825 Squadron RN FAA: Written off 5/1/1956. Disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea, 80 miles east of Malta while operating off HMS Albion.


Sources:

1. Ray Sturtivant et al.: Fleet Air Arm Fixed-Wing Aircraft since 1946, Air-Britain
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20130724042057/http://planetrace.co.uk/info_needed_20.html
3. http://www.condor49ers.org.uk/gannet.htm
4. http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1956-59.htm
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WN


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Mar-2013 21:01 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 18:43 Nepa Updated [Operator]
13-Apr-2013 18:53 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-May-2013 17:10 Nepa Updated [Operator]
27-Sep-2013 05:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2020 20:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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