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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157569
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:15-JAN-1969
Time:
Type:Fairey Gannet AEW.3
Owner/operator:849 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XL452
MSN: F9435
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Irish Sea, off Brawdy, Pembrokeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Brawdy, Prmbrokeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 15/1/1969: Ditched into the Irish Sea after take off from Brawdy, Pembrokeshire. Both crew were rescued by a SAR helicopter from Brawdy.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1969.htm
2. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1959/1959
3. http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/342811.pdf
4. http://www.exoticairplanes.com/?action=foto&id=13299

Media:

Film of the 1959 Farnborough Air Show: Gannet XL452 can be seen at 1:00-1:10 in

Selected Originals - FARNBOROUGH AIR DISPLAY


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jul-2013 03:18 Dr. John Smith Added
23-Feb-2014 20:57 Nepa Updated [Operator]
13-Feb-2020 15:56 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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