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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192795
Last updated: 17 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: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
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
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.


Revision history:

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

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