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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157371
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:19-MAY-1973
Time:
Type:Fairey Gannet AEW.3
Owner/operator:849 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XP229
MSN: F9471
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South Atlantic Ocean, off HMS Ark Royal -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Ark Royal
Destination airport:HMS Ark Royal,
Narrative:
Written off 19/5/1973: ditched into the South Atlantic Ocean after engine failure while operating off HMS Ark Royal

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1973.htm
2. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1283019/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jun-2013 23:45 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Feb-2014 18:56 Nepa Updated [Operator]
28-Dec-2019 21:31 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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