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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15522
Last updated: 8 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SWOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Swordfish Mk I
Owner/operator:820 Squadron FAA Royal Air Force (820 Sqn FAA RAF)
Registration: L2718
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Courageous -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:HMS Courageous
Fairey Swordfish Mk.1 L2718 of 820 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm: Written off (destroyed) 18/10/38 when flew into the round-down of the aircraft carrier HMS Cpourageous while landing. No fatalities reported


1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999

Revision history:

08-Mar-2008 22:12 JINX Added
23-Jan-2012 03:23 Nepa Updated [Operator]
22-Jul-2013 04:07 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
26-Sep-2015 05:12 Oezil Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
08-Apr-2018 22:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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