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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154506
Last updated: 1 August 2020
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Date:07-NOV-1956
Time:
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.6
Owner/operator:800 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XE400
C/n / msn: AWA.6344
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea off Port Said -   Egypt
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Albion. off Egypt
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.6 XE400 '107' of 800 NAS Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm was lost on combat operations on 7.11.1956 during "Operation Musketeer": Whilst It was operating off HMS Albion, XE400 Crashed into the Mediterranean during operations off Port Said, Egypt after the engine was hit by flak (AAA). The pilot ejected safely and was recovered by HMS Albions SAR helicopter

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20130721195333/http://www.britains-smallwars.com/suez/air.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Mar-2013 22:51 Dr. John Smith Added
07-May-2013 09:02 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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