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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21469
Last updated: 5 July 2020
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Date:20-SEP-1938
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SWOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Swordfish Mk I
Owner/operator:821 Squadron FAA Royal Air Force (821 Sqn FAA RAF)
Registration: L7674
C/n / msn: F.3408
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Courageous, Moray Firth, 6 miles N of Lossiemouth -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lossiemouth, Morayshire
Destination airport:HMS Courageous, Moray Firth
Narrative:
Fairey Swordfish Mk.1 L7674, 821 Squadron, FAA: Written off (destroyed) 20/9/38 when overshot landing on board HMS Courageous. Aircraft went overboard alongside the carrier, crashing into the Moray Firth six miles north of Lossiemouth. No fatalities reported, so it is presumed that crew were rescued

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2. http://www.offscotland.plus.com/book/app005.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jun-2008 01:07 JINX Added
23-Jan-2012 03:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
22-Jul-2013 04:10 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
26-Sep-2015 05:13 Oezil Updated [Operator]
16-Mar-2018 17:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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