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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221367
Last updated: 13 September 2020
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Date:09-NOV-1956
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic FFLY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Firefly FR.4
Owner/operator:1 Sqn, Marine Luchtvaartdienst - MLD (Dutch Navy)
Registration: 16-38
C/n / msn: F.8234
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dr. Albert Plesman airport, Hato -   Curaçao
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dr. Albert Plesman airport, Hato, Curaçao (CUR/TNCC)
Destination airport:Dr. Albert Plesman airport, Hato, Curaçao (CUR/TNCC)
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 3/11/1956: Emergency landing after engine failure,crashed into rocks at the end of the runway after a belly landing on the Dr. Albert Plesman Airport, Hato, Curaçao. Pilot - LTZ 2 SC Gooszen - unharmed.

Aircraft not repaired, and scrapped on site from 9/12/1956.

Sources:

1. Amigoe di Curacao : weekblad voor de Curacaosche eilanden 10-11-1956
2. https://www.ipms.nl/artikelen/nedmil-luchtvaart/vliegtuigen-f/vliegtuigen-f-fairey-firefly
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cura%C3%A7ao_International_Airport#History
4. http://www.flashie.nl/MLD/MLD_nietwaar.html
5. https://kw.jonkerweb.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=653:fairey-firefly-uk&lang=en&Itemid=549&showall=1&limitstart=
6. http://www.wings-aviation.ch/34-Nederland/2-Aircraft/Fairey-Firefly/Firefly.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Jan-2019 17:52 Cobar Added
02-May-2019 21:21 Cobar Updated [Source, Embed code]
03-Feb-2020 10:38 Cobar Updated [Registration]
13-Sep-2020 21:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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