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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154501
Last updated: 29 December 2019
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Date:05-SEP-1956
Time:
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk FB.5
Owner/operator:897 Sqn RN FAA
Registration: WM966
C/n / msn: AWA.6004
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Eagle, off Malta -   Malta
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Eagle, off Malta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hawker Sea Hawk FB.5 WM966 '457' of 897 NAS Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm crashed 5.9.1956: Ditched into the Mediterranean after it caught fire on launch from HMS Eagle off Malta

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Mar-2013 21:41 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 07:47 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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