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Firefly VX381

Aircraft Model:Fairey Firefly AS.5
Identities:VX381
Units:No. 851 Squadron, RAN

Timeline

27 November 1956Aircraft collided with Firefly WD887 over Jervis Bay, NSW.
Pilot: JOHN DAVID EAGLES, RN (Survived)
Crew: DONALD GEOFFREY DEBUS, RAN (Survived)
1983Wreck of aircraft located in Hare Bay, NSW.

References

Crawford, R. 2016 Navy plane wreck in Jervis Bay remembered on 60th anniversary. South Coast Register. 27 July 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2018 from <https://www.southcoastregister.com.au/story/4057341/missing-aircraft-wreckage-found-in-jervis-bay-photos/>.

Robertson, B. 1979 British Military Aircraft Serials, 1911-1979. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens Ltd.

Record updated on 14 October 2018.


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