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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86493
Last updated: 7 April 2019
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Date:15-JUL-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic FFLY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Firefly FR.5
Owner/operator:810 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: VT482
C/n / msn: F.8366
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Ocean, Yellow Sea, off west coast of Korea -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Ocean,off Korean Coast
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operated out of HMS Ocean: Crashed 15.07.1953 into the Yellow Sea, off the west coast of Koea, on take-off, and sank immediately. Both crew "MPK" ("missing presumed killed"):

Lt. EVANS, Albert J.D.
Lt. THOMAS, Kenneth M.

Sources:

1. http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/
2. http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1953.htm
3. http://www.rjerrard.co.uk/royalnavy/ocean/ocean.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2015 00:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Jan-2015 01:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Phase]
05-Jan-2015 08:35 Dr. John Smih Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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