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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154507
Last updated: 29 May 2020
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Date:14-NOV-1956
Time:
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.6
Owner/operator:801 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XE375
C/n / msn: AWA.6321
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranea Sea off Egyptian coast -   Egypt
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Bulwark, off Egypt
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.6 XE375 '239/B' of 801 NAS Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm was written off 14.11.1956, when the arrestor hook pulled out of the aircraft on landing on HMS Bulwark. The pilot attempted to stop but the aircraft struck parked Sea Hawk WM985 before running over the side of the carrier into the sea. The pilot was rescued by the 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 23:01 Dr. John Smith Added
08-May-2013 17:49 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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