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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188801
Last updated: 30 October 2019
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Date:08-JAN-1950
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: PP566
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Meikle Bin, Kilsyth Hills, Lanarkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Abbotsinch (HMS Sanderling), Glasgow
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 08-01-1950: crashed on the summit of Meikle Bin, Kilsyth Hills, Lanarkshire. Both crew - ROBERTSON, John A, Lieutenant and SMITH, John, V.R.A. 1c, RNVR - were killed

Sources:

1. http://www.edwardboyle.com/wreck29.html
2. http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1950.htm
3. http://www.scotcrash.homecall.co.uk/site19.htm
4. http://www.gairney.plus.com/Aircraft/Photographs/aircraft_Wrecks/aircraft-HGW.htm
5. http://www.aircrashsites-scotland.co.uk/firefly_meikle-bin1b.htm
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meikle_Bin


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jul-2016 21:30 Dr.John Smith Added

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