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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48648
Last updated: 2 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic FFLY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Firefly FR Mk 4
Owner/operator:Marine Luchtvaartdienst - MLD (Dutch Navy)
Registration: 16-45
C/n / msn: F.8241
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Ailsa Crag, Firth of Clyde, 10 miles W of Givan, Scoltand -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:HMS Indomitable, Firth of Clyde
Destination airport:
On 10.7.1951, during an exercise from the HMS Indomitable to Ailsa Craig, Ireland engine failure forced a successful landing on the sea. However Sgt.vl. JM van den Akker left the plane but eventually drowned, CPO de Haan brought out alive


Revision history:

10-Dec-2008 08:33 ASN archive Added
16-Oct-2010 06:43 JaWo Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location]
22-Mar-2013 04:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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