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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154359
Last updated: 30 December 2019
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Date:16-AUG-1956
Time:
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk FB.3
Owner/operator:897 Sqn RN FAA
Registration: WM919
C/n / msn: AWA5971
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea, near HMS Eagle -   Malta
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:HMS Eagle, off Malta
Narrative:
Written off 16.8.1956: dived into the Mediterranean when lost control and broke away from a formation joining the landing circuit for HMS Eagle. Pilot - S/Lt John G White - killed

Sources:

http://simviation.com//lair/casualty1956.htm
http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1956-59.htm
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Mar-2013 13:30 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 07:44 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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