ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192651
Last updated: 31 July 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic SWOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Swordfish Mk II
Owner/operator:836 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: LS426
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Chanel, off Mull of Kintyre, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The Fairey Swordfish II LS426 of 836 Sqn FAA ditched in the sea off Mull of Kintyre on 7 January 1944 while on a night A/S (Anti-Submarine) bombing exercise. The pilot, Lt E L Heath, was rescued, but Leading Airman Arthur Charles Martin, wireless operator and air gunner, was lost and is still missing.



Revision history:

07-Jan-2017 19:22 Laurent Rizzotti Added
19-Nov-2018 20:44 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
19-Nov-2018 20:45 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description