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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160978
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:23-MAR-1965
Time:morning
Type:Fairey Gannet AS.1
Owner/operator:Royal Australian Navy (RAN)
Registration: WN456
MSN: F.9202
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off coast of Malaya -   Malaysia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:HMAS Melbourne
Narrative:
Crashed on landing when caught the number 4 wire, hook broke off and aircraft trickled off angled flight deck and went into sea off the carrier. Pilot lost, remaining two of crew of three safely recovered.

Sources:

1. http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/n3.htm
2. http://rnzaf.proboards.com/thread/1016


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2013 13:35 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Feb-2014 15:15 Nepa Updated [Operator]
23-Apr-2014 05:19 Anon. Updated [Date]
11-Aug-2015 14:49 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Aug-2015 18:43 TB Updated [Operator, Source]

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