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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154051
Last updated: 4 May 2020
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Date:09-FEB-1956
Time:
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk FB3.
Owner/operator:738 Sqn RN FAA
Registration: WF282
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Portmahomack, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Lossiemouth
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 9/2/1956: Two Hawker Sea Hawk FB.3s of 738 Squadron (WF282 '643/LM' and WF276 ''644/LM') Collided over Portmahomack, Ross and Cromarty One aircraft crashed at Petley Farm, the other at Rockfield farm. Both pilots - Lt. G. J. Sherman and Lt M. W. Hadcock - ejected safely

(However, it has not yet been able to establish which aircraft crashed at which location, or which pilot was in which aircraft) .

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20160423024448/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/SeaHawk.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Mar-2013 00:19 Dr. John Smith Added
04-Apr-2013 19:55 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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