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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154334
Last updated: 2 July 2020
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Date:30-MAY-1956
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic FFLY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Firefly AS.7
Owner/operator:819 Sqn RN FAA
Registration: WK371
C/n / msn: F8851
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Helston to Falmouth Road, near RNAS Culdrose, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Culdrose, Cornwall (EGDR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Fairey Firefly T.Mk.7 WK371: Delivered 5/2/53. RN FAA Service was with 819 Squadron FAA RN (as "769-CU"). Written off 30.5.1956: Damaged beyond repair when made a forced landing onto the Helston to Falmouth road, Cornwall after engine failure on take off from RNAS Culdrose

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
2. http://www.na3t.org/images/photos/air/AG07558.jpg
3. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WK


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2013 17:34 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 07:31 Nepa Updated [Operator]
15-Jun-2020 23:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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