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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154007
Last updated: 20 June 2020
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Date:24-JAN-1956
Time:day
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk F.2
Owner/operator:764 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WF211
C/n / msn: AWA.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Ford, (HMS Peregrine) Yapton, Arundel, West Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Ford, (HMS Peregrine) Yapton, Arundel, West Sussex
Destination airport:RNAS Ford, (HMS Peregrine) Yapton, Arundel, West Sussex
Narrative:
Hawker Sea Hawk F.Mk.2 WF211: First flown at Baginton, Coventry 17/10/53. Delivered 2/11/1953 to HMS Blackcap, AHU at RNAS Stretton, Cheshire. Known RN FAA Service was with 804 Squadron FAA RN at RNAS Lossiemouth as "187/-" from 1/12/53 until January 1955. Then to 738 Squadron from July 1955, and 764 Squadron at RNAS Ford as "169/FD" from November 1955.

Substantially damaged in a ground accident while taxiing at RNAS Ford, (HMS Peregrine) Yapton, Arundel, West Sussex on 24/1/1956 (details not known). No reported casualties, but aircraft not repaired. Instead struck off charge as Cat.5(G/I), and re-allocated to Ground Instructional Use as A2404 and issued to RNEC Manadon; broken up 2/12/1959 as components. Some remains reports still at Manadon as late as 1970

Sources:

1. Fleet Air Arm Fixed Wing Aircraft Since 1946 (Ray Sturtivant et al, Air Britain 2004, p.417)
2. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WF
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Mar-2013 03:25 Dr. John Smith Added
04-Apr-2013 19:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]
10-Jun-2020 19:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Jun-2020 22:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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