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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157297
Last updated: 22 July 2020
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Date:10-MAY-1970
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen FAW.2
Owner/operator:893 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XN702
C/n / msn: 10110
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Hermes, Mediterranean Sea, off Cyprus -   Cyprus
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Hermes, Mediterranean Sea
Destination airport:HMS Hermes, Mediterranean Sea
Narrative:
Written off 10/5/1970: Badly damaged during a deck landing accident on board HMS Hermes. Off loaded and transferred by lighter to Limassol Harbour, Cyprus then towed to Akrotiri during August where it was later broken up

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1970.htm
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/seavixenpics/xn702.jpg]

XN702 being off-loaded from HMS Hermes in Limassol Habrour, Cyprus in May 1970The Aviation Photo Company: De Havilland Sea Vixen &emdash; Royal Navy 893 Squadron De Havilland Sea Vixen FAW.2 XN702/254 onboard HMS Hermes (1970)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jun-2013 21:14 Dr. John Smith Added
23-Feb-2014 18:48 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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