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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192795
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Date:13-JAN-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SWOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Swordfish Mk I
Owner/operator:767 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: L2839
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea, on the eastern Scottish coast -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Swordfish I L2839 of 767 Sqn FAA which was overdue from exercises in the Redhead-Carnoustie area, on the eastern Scottish coast and is believed to have ditched in the North Sea. Both crew, Ty/Sub Lieutenant George P Keir and Lieutenant John L S Cunningham RCNVR (from Esquimalt, British Columbia), disapearred with it.

Sources:

http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/RollofHonour/MemorialRoll/RCNVR.htm
http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/Aircraft/Swordfish.htm
http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1943-01JAN.htm
https://www.google.fr/maps/search/Redhead/data=!4m5!2m4!3m2!1sRedhead!2sCarnoustie,+Angus,+Royaume-Uni!4b1?hl=fr&dg=dbrw&newdg=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2017 09:13 Laurent Rizzotti Added
11-Nov-2018 13:40 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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