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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154054
Last updated: 13 January 2020
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Date:16-FEB-1956
Time:day
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.4
Owner/operator:801 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XE332
C/n / msn: AW6293
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gulf of Aden, off HMS Centaur -   Yemen
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Centaur, Gulf of Aden, off Aden (Yemen)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 16/2/1956: Crashed into the Gulf of Aden and exploded after the engine caught fire on take off from HMS Centaur. The pilot - Lieutenant Commander Leslie J. Baker - was killed.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950_-_1959_16.html]
3. http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1956-59.htm
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XE


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Mar-2013 00:46 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Mar-2013 00:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Mar-2013 19:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Phase, Source]
08-May-2013 17:12 Nepa Updated [Operator]
24-Jan-2018 23:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Nov-2018 16:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
13-Jan-2020 16:36 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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