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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70080
Last updated: 8 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SWOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Swordfish Mk I (2x)
Owner/operator:818 Sqn FAA RN
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Gibraltar -   Gibraltar
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:HMS Ark Royal
Destination airport:HMS Ark Royal
Two Swordfish aircraft of 818 Squadron Fleet Air Arm - HMS Ark Royal collieded off Gibraltar.
The dead were Sub-Lieutenant Joseph Grant, Lieutenant Sidney Appleby and Leading Airman Frank Clark.


Revision history:

15-Nov-2009 10:07 andrew Added
23-Jan-2012 03:50 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
23-Jan-2012 03:52 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]

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