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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185043
Last updated: 27 January 2020
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Date:20-JUL-1947
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic FFLY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Firefly
Owner/operator:Fleet Air Arm Royal Navy
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Frankston, 15 miles from Melbourne -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:H.M.S. Theseus
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The two Firefly planes collided mid-air and crashed. The four occupants died in the crash.

Sources:

https://sites.google.com/site/wo2vpr1/home/1940-08-22-swordfish-i
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/49311556


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2016 12:29 gerard57 Added
06-Dec-2016 23:07 angels one five Updated [Operator]
03-Jan-2020 19:29 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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