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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67876
Last updated: 8 July 2020
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Date:12-AUG-1964
Time:day
Type:Hawker Sea Hawk
Owner/operator:Indian Navy
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:waters near Chennai -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:INS Vikrant
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Sea Hawk plane was illegally taken by a mechanic for a joyride. The plane crashed into the waters near Chennai. The mechanic was rescued by fisherman. The wreckage was discovered in the year 2019.


Sources:

https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/news/india/55-yrs-after-grandad-saved-pilot-chennai-diver-locates-jet-wreck/articleshow/68091556.cms


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Aug-2009 15:15 RobertMB Added
12-Aug-2009 15:21 RobertMB Updated
12-Aug-2009 15:23 RobertMB Updated
21-Feb-2019 07:07 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Feb-2019 12:31 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
21-Feb-2019 12:34 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
08-Jul-2020 16:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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