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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154492
Last updated: 26 December 2019
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Date:24-OCT-1956
Time:
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk FB.5
Owner/operator:802 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WM922
C/n / msn: AWA.5974
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea off HMS Albion, off Malta -   Malta
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Albion. off Malta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 24.10.1956: Caught fire on the catapult on HMS Albion and ditched into the Mediterranean Sea ahead of the ship while operating off Hal Far, Malta. The pilot was rescued.

Sources:

http://www.aviationinmalta.com/MilitaryAviation/AccidentsMilitary/19501959/tabid/651/language/en-US/Default.aspx
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Mar-2013 19:17 Dr. John Smith Added
08-May-2013 17:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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