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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154503
Last updated: 1 January 2020
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Date:29-OCT-1956
Time:
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.6
Owner/operator:897 Sqn RN FAA
Registration: XE441
C/n / msn: AWA.6362
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 FGA.6 XE441 '198' of 897 NAS Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Crashed 29.10.1956: Ditched into the Mediterranean Sea over the side of HMS Eagle after catapult failure on launch while operating off Malta.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Mar-2013 22:01 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 07:50 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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