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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157803
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:22-NOV-1968
Time:
Type:Fairey Gannet AEW.3
Owner/operator:849 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XL451
MSN: F9434
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pacific Ocean off Okinawa -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Hermes, off Japan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 22/11/1968: bolted during a night landing on HMS Hermes and ditched into the Pacific Ocean off Okinawa, Japan. Ditched Ahead of ship, three crew picked up by rib from planeguard destroyer.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm
2. http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=144-pa1716_4&cid=2-1-10-8#2-1-10-8
3. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1959/1959


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jul-2013 13:33 Dr. John Smith Added
23-Feb-2014 20:54 Nepa Updated [Operator]
21-May-2018 06:19 Bbeaver Updated [Time]
25-Nov-2019 20:21 Daitheflyer Updated [Narrative]
28-Dec-2019 21:39 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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