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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161207
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:06-SEP-1964
Time:night
Type:Fairey Gannet AEW.3
Owner/operator:849 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XR431
MSN: F.9514
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Centaur, South China Sea off Singapore -   Singapore
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Centaur, off Singapore
Destination airport:HMS Centaur, off Singapore
Narrative:
Fairey Gannet AEW.3 XR431 ("C-426" of 849 Sqn FAA RN) was written off 6/9/1964: aircraft missed the arrestor wire when landing on HMS Centaur at night. XR431 bounced and crashed into the sea off the port bow of the carrier (which was off Singapore at the time), but the three crew were rescued by the carriers "plane guard" SAR helicopter

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1964.htm
2. https://wpedia.goo.ne.jp/enwiki/Fairey_Gannet_AEW
3. http://www.axfordsabode.org.uk/pdf-docs/centar03.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Oct-2013 16:23 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Oct-2013 16:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
23-Feb-2014 20:49 Nepa Updated [Operator]
09-Feb-2019 08:37 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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