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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154055
Last updated: 15 April 2019
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Date:16-FEB-1956
Time:
Type:Fairey Gannet AS.1
Owner/operator:812 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WN401
C/n / msn: F9162
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off HMS Bulwark, off the coast of Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Bulwark, off coast of Northern Ireland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 16/2/1956: Crashed into the sea off Northern Ireland while operating from HMS Bulwark. Nose wheel misaligned, failed to keep straight on deck during take off run, aircraft plunged over port side of the carrier, 200 feet from start of takeoff roll, into the sea off Northern Ireland coast. The pilot Sub-Lieutenant P.W. Allkins was OK.

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
- Ray Sturtivant et al.: Fleet Air Arm Fixed-Wing Aircraft since 1946, Air-Britain


Images:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Mar-2013 00:58 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Mar-2013 01:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Apr-2013 18:57 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-May-2013 17:13 Nepa Updated [Operator]
29-Feb-2016 07:13 Anon. Updated [Photo, ]

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