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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48067
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:01-JUN-1950
Time:15:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic FFLY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Firefly FR5
Owner/operator:Marine Luchtvaartdienst (MLD)
Registration: 11-84
C/n / msn: F.8402
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Scheveningen -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Valkenburg NAS
Destination airport:Valkenburg NAS
Narrative:
A formation of four Firefly planes was engaged in an exercise. When joining up off Scheveningen, two aircraft collided. They crashed into the sea, killing both pilots.

Sources:

http://www.archiefleeuwardercourant.nl/site/article.do?code=LC&date=19500602&id=LC-19500602-1006&words=+%28+Firefly%29%20firefly


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
27-Jul-2009 05:26 harro Updated
09-Jan-2014 21:16 TB Updated [Cn]

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