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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21470
Last updated: 3 May 2020
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Date:10-MAY-1939
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SWOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Swordfish Mk I
Owner/operator:810 Squadron FAA Royal Air Force (810 Sqn FAA RAF)
Registration: L7682
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Ark Royal -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:HMS Ark Royal
Narrative:
Fairey Swordfiah Mk.1 L7682 of 810 Sqaudropn, Fleet Air Arm: Written off (destroyed) 10/5/39 when undercarriage collapsed on landing on board HMS Ark Royal. Aircraft caught fire and was destroyed.

Note: RAF control of FAA passed to Admiralty 25/05/39.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2. http://www.kbismarck.com/ark-royal.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jun-2008 01:10 JINX Added
22-Jan-2012 15:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
22-Jul-2013 04:12 JINX Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2013 10:05 Nepa Updated [Operator]
29-Aug-2013 03:03 JINX Updated [Operator]
26-Sep-2015 05:11 Oezil Updated [Operator]
08-Apr-2018 23:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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