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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21471
Last updated: 17 May 2020
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Date:08-SEP-1938
Time:
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: L7683
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off HMS Courageous -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Courageous
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Fairey Swordfish Mk.I L7683, 810 Squadron, FAA RAF: Written off (destroyed) 8/9/38 when engine failed after take-off & ditched off the carrier. No fatalities recorded, so presumed that the crew were rescued.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2. Sturtivant, R; Ballance, T (1994). The Squadrons of The Fleet Air Arm. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. ISBN 0-85130-223-8.
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/810_Naval_Air_Squadron#Pre_war


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jun-2008 01:11 JINX Added
23-Jan-2012 03:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
22-Jul-2013 04:10 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
04-Aug-2013 10:04 Nepa Updated [Operator]
04-Aug-2013 15:00 JINX Updated [Operator]
26-Sep-2015 05:14 Oezil Updated [Operator]
15-Mar-2018 22:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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