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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226727
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:22-APR-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SWOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Swordfish Mk I
Owner/operator:818 Sqn FAA RN
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:north of Narvik -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:aircraft carrier FURIOUS
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by German flak. Lt C R D Messenger died of wounds and Leading Airman T G Cutler was killed. The pilot S/Lt (A) R C Roberts was wounded, but rescued by light cruiser AURORA.

Sources:

http://www.naval-history.net/xDKWW2-4004-13APR04.htm


Revision history:

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01-Jul-2019 16:54 gerard57 Added

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