ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153972
Last updated: 28 April 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:10-JAN-1956
Time:
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk F.2
Owner/operator:738 Sqn RN FAA
Registration: WF263
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:800 yards off RNAS Lossiemouth, Morayshire, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RNAS Lossiemouth
Narrative:
Written off 10/1/1956: Ditched into the sea 800 yards off shore while on approach to Lossiemouth, Morayshire after engine failure. Due to a maintenance error a rubber dust cap was blocking the fuel flow

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950_-_1959_16.html]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Mar-2013 22:20 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 07:18 Nepa Updated [Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description