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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 85264
Last updated: 11 October 2019
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Date:02-JAN-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic FURY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Sea Fury
Owner/operator:805 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WE686
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yellow Sea, off the Korean Peninsula -
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMAS Sydney, at sea
Destination airport:HMAS Sydney, at sea
Narrative:
Disappeared during a routine Combat Air Patrol (CAP) over HMAS Sydney during the ship's second patrol of the Korean War.
The Sea Fury was observed from the carrier to fly into cloud in bad weather and was never seen again.
The pilot, Sub-Lt (P) Ronald J. Coleman RAN was declared missing, presumed killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/
http://www.navy.gov.au/history/squadron-histories/805-squadron-history


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Feb-2014 08:55 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2014 03:13 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
24-Feb-2014 11:54 Nepa Updated [Operator]
25-May-2014 03:32 angels one five Updated [Operator]
14-Nov-2018 16:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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