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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162408
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:04-JAN-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic FFLY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Firefly
Owner/operator:812 Sqn FAA RN
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea off Malta -   Malta
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:HMS Glory at sea
Destination airport:HMS Glory at sea
Narrative:
Crashed in sea near aircraft carrier HMS Glory.

Crew Lt Thomas O. Brigstocke RN, and Lt Alfred W.R. Tarney RN, both killed.

Sources:

El Tiempo 7 January 1950, p5
Royal Navy Casualties-killed and died 1950.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Nov-2013 09:57 TB Added
17-Apr-2015 20:15 angels one five Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Nov-2018 10:09 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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