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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162595
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:25-FEB-1960
Time:
Type:Fairey Gannet AEW.3
Owner/operator:700 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XL453
MSN: F.9436
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Culdrose, Helston, Cornwall, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Culdrose, Cornwall (EGDR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 25/02/1960, XL453, a Fairey Gannet AEW.3 of 700 Squadron FAA RN was written off when it crashed into the overshoot area after stalling on a flap-less take off from RNAS Culdrose, Cornwall. All three crew escaped safely.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1960.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Dec-2013 00:50 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Feb-2014 14:55 Nepa Updated [Operator]
30-Aug-2020 20:10 MIG21 Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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