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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154489
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Type:Hawker Sea Hawk FB.5
Owner/operator:802 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WM971
MSN: AWA.6009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mellinka Bay -   Malta
Phase: En route
Departure airport:HMS Albion. off Malta
Destination airport:
Sea Hawk FB.3 WM971 '0/133' of 802 Squadron, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm operating from HMS Albion. Crashed 5.10.1956 due to fuel tank warning light came on (according to some sources, the warning was spurious). Pilot - Lt. P. Cardew - ejected safely and WM971 crashed into Mellinka Bay, Malta


Revision history:

26-Mar-2013 18:54 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Mar-2013 19:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Narrative]
08-May-2013 17:54 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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