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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53827
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Date:22-AUG-1940
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SWOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Swordfish Mk I
Owner/operator:812 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: L2819
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Scheldemonding - Goederede -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The crew survived the crash and was found floating in a dinghy off Zierikzee, the Netherlands.
Pilot: Lt (A) N.M.Hearle.
Sub-Lt. Rupert L.G.Davies
They both went to Stalag Luft III Sagan.
The plan was obviously hit by flak or sustained engine failure.

Sources:

http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1940%20sec_tcm5-7281.pdf
https://sites.google.com/site/wo2vpr1/home/1940-08-22-swordfish-i


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-Sep-2011 16:49 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
23-Jan-2012 03:38 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Narrative]
29-Aug-2013 03:02 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
26-Sep-2015 05:09 Oezil Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
01-Mar-2016 12:29 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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