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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160452
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Type:Fairey Gannet AEW.3
Owner/operator:849 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XL501
MSN: F9460
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Ark Royal, Moray Firth -   United Kingdom
Phase: Pushback / towing
Departure airport:HMS Ark Royal, Moray Firth
Destination airport:
Written off 18/1/1965: Rolled backwards over the port side of HMS Ark Royal whilst in the Moray Firth after the brakes failed whilst being pushed into the No.2 deck spot. One of the three crew (S/Lt David J Lowe) was killed.(Drowned in the back of the aircraft as he went to the bottom of the Moray Firth with it.)



Revision history:

12-Sep-2013 22:31 Dr.John Smith Added
24-Feb-2014 14:04 Nepa Updated [Operator]
20-Mar-2018 16:02 Anon. Updated [Time, Total occupants, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Jul-2019 06:15 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
28-Dec-2019 21:34 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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