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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48655
Last updated: 1 April 2020
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Date:15-NOV-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic FFLY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Firefly FR.4
Owner/operator:Marine Luchtvaartdienst - MLD (Dutch Navy)
Registration: 11-35
C/n / msn: F8231
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Hr. Ms Karel Doorman, off Moray Firth -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hr. Ms Karel Doorman
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Delivered new to the Marine Luchtvaartdienst - MLD (Dutch Navy) on 23/04/1947. Written off 15/11/1949: Overshot while landing on Hr.Ms Karel Doorman aircraft carrier, whilst in the Moray Firth off the Scottish coast, and fell into the sea.

Sources:

http://www.veteraneninstituut.nl/media/med_view.asp?med_id=227
http://www.wings-aviation.ch/54-Nederland/200-Aircraft/Fairey/Firefly.htm
http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/waf/neth/mld/types/fireflyFR4.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2008 08:33 ASN archive Added
29-Apr-2013 18:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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