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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 183091
Last updated: 31 August 2020
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Date:14-JAN-1957
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic FFLY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Firefly TT.1
Owner/operator:Flyvevåbnet
Registration: 64-629
C/n / msn: F.6171
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Værløse AB, Furesø Municipality, 20 km NW of Copenhagen -   Denmark
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Værløse AB (EKVL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Fairey Firefly TT.1 Flyvevåbnet 64-629: Ex-Fleet Air Arm Royal Navy PP460. Delivered to the Fleet Air Arm Royal Navy at RNAS Culham AHU on 18/1/1946. Transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy 1/6/1946. Served with 825 and 826 Squadrons RCN. Withdrawn from service when skidded off the deck of HMCS Magnificent 11/4/1949. Struck off charge by Royal Canadian Navy 30/6/1952, and transferred next day (1/7/1952) to Flyvevåbnet as 64-629

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 14/1/1957 when crashed at Værløse AB (EKVL) just south of Værløse, Furesø Municipality, 20 kilometres northwest of central Copenhagen, Denmark

NOTE: The Firefly "64-629" on display at Stauning (STA/EKVJ) Denmark (see link #3) is NOT the above aircraft, but ex-FAA RN Firefly PP392, which was civilianised in Sweden on 12/9/1955 as SE-CAW. SE-SAW was grounded 17/5/1964 and donated to the Flyvevåbnet Museum in 1980

Sources:

1. http://www.milfly.dk/pdf/firefly.pdf
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C3%A6rl%C3%B8se_Air_Base#Post-war_history
3. https://www.airfighters.com/photo/216424/M/Denmark-Air-Force/Fairey-Firefly-TT-1/64-629/
4. https://www.ole-nikolajsen.com/history%20acft%20dk.pdf


© Airfighters.com photo by rinze de vries

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2016 20:35 TB Added
11-Jan-2016 15:48 TB Updated [Location, Source]
31-Aug-2020 20:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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