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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154149
Last updated: 27 June 2020
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Date:13-MAR-1955
Time:
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.4
Owner/operator:806 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WV866
C/n / msn: AW.6111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Centaur, off Hal Far -   Malta
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Centaur, off Malta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hawker Sea Hawk FGA4 WV866 '165'of 806 Squadron crashed 13.03.55. During CAP (Combat Air Patrol) duties from HMS Centaur off Malta the aircraft rolled out of control and crashed into the sea. Pilot - S. Lt. M. Cahill - ejected and was rescued by a Whirlwind helicopter

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160423024448/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/SeaHawk.htm
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WV
http://www.colonialfilm.org.uk/node/5285
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyd_Trophy


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Mar-2013 01:27 Dr. John Smith Added
08-May-2013 16:59 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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