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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161615
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:16-SEP-1962
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic VNOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.112 Sea Venom FAW.21
Owner/operator:831 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WW292
MSN: 12952
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Hal Far (HMS Falcon) Hal Far -   Malta
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Hal Far (HMS Falcon) Hal Far, Malta
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 16/9/1962, WW292 ("381"), a De Havilland Sea Venom FAW.21 of 831 Sqn FAA RN, was written off when it fell back onto the runway on take off from Hal Far, Malta. The aircraft overshot and ran into a stone wall, and the pilot (flying solo) was killed

Crew of Sea Venom WW292
Lieutenant Commander Michael D.A.Cowley, RN (pilot) - killed on active service 17/9/1962


Sources:

1. Fleet Air Arm Fixed Wing Aircraft Since 1946 (Ray Sturtivant, Lee Howard & Mick Burrows, Air Britain, 2004 p.189)
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1962.htm
3. http://www.aviationinmalta.com/MilitaryAviation/AccidentsMilitary/19601969/tabid/652/language/en-US/Default.aspx
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH112%20prodn%20list.txt
5. https://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1960-62.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Oct-2013 18:56 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Aug-2020 23:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Aug-2020 10:29 Anon. Updated [Total occupants]

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