Incident Fairey Gannet AS.1 WN402,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153969
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Date:Thursday 5 January 1956
Type:Fairey Gannet AS.1
Owner/operator:825 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WN402
MSN: F.9193
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mediterranean Sea, 80 miles E of Malta -   Mediterranean Sea
Phase: En route
Departure airport:HMS Albion, off Malta
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Fairey Gannet AS.1 WN402 '341' of 825 Squadron RN FAA: Written off 5/1/1956. Disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea, 80 miles east of Malta while operating off HMS Albion.


1. Ray Sturtivant et al.: Fleet Air Arm Fixed-Wing Aircraft since 1946, Air-Britain

Revision history:

11-Mar-2013 21:01 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 18:43 Nepa Updated [Operator]
13-Apr-2013 18:53 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-May-2013 17:10 Nepa Updated [Operator]
27-Sep-2013 05:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2020 20:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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