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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154042
Last updated: 12 May 2020
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Date:27-JAN-1956
Time:
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.4
Owner/operator:800 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WV849
C/n / msn: AW.6094
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea, off HMS Ark Royal, 5 miles S of Malta -   Malta
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Ark Royal, off Malta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 27/01/1956: Crashed into the Mediterranean five miles south of Malta during an ACM (Air Combat mission from HMS Ark Royal. The pilot - Lt. A. R. Campbell RN - ejected at 20,000ft after the fire warning illuminated

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160423024448/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/SeaHawk.htm
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950_-_1959_16.html]
www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Mar-2013 20:03 Dr. John Smith Added
07-May-2013 09:02 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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