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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160314
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:24-JUN-1966
Time:
Type:Fairey Gannet AEW.3
Owner/operator:D Flt 849 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XL493
MSN: F9452
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Eagle, South China Sea, off Singapore -   Singapore
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:HMS Eagle off Singapore
Narrative:
Written off 24/6/1966: Suffered engine failure at 400ft while on approach to HMS Eagle while operating off Singapore. The pilot was unable to increase speed or height on the remaining engine and ditched next to the ship. Both crew were rescued

Sources:

1. https://wpedia.goo.ne.jp/enwiki/Fairey_Gannet_AEW#Accidents_and_incidents
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm
3. http://www.axfordsabode.org.uk/pdf-docs/eagle15.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Sep-2013 03:34 Dr.John Smith Added
23-Feb-2014 20:51 Nepa Updated [Operator]
13-Feb-2020 15:55 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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