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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157610
Last updated: 11 November 2020
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Date:23-OCT-1969
Time:night
Type:Fairey Gannet AEW.3
Owner/operator:849 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XP224
C/n / msn: F9466
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Hermes, Mediterranean Sea, off Cyprus -   Cyprus
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Hermes, Mediterranean Sea
Destination airport:HMS Hermes, Mediterranean Sea
Narrative:
Written off 1969: bolted following hook bounce on landing on HMS Hermes, engine failed and ditched, three crew rescued. Struck Gannet XL474 then ran over the side of HMS Hermes during overshoots at night, after the engine failed to respond.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1969.htm
2. https://wpedia.goo.ne.jp/enwiki/Fairey_Gannet_AEW


Images:


HMS Hermes on the quarterdeck after the night rescue

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2013 22:08 Dr. John Smith Added
24-Feb-2014 12:11 Nepa Updated [Operator]
26-Oct-2015 18:22 Jon Updated [Photo, ]
13-Feb-2020 16:05 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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