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Old 19th March 2019, 16:49
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Re: 19th December 1944, RN air crash ?

Avenger II JZ414: pilot misjudged landing on HMS Victorious Dec 19, 1944, deck landing control officer killed by aircraft's port wingtip and aircraft went over side into sea. Both crew members injured but rescued by HMS Rapid.
Source: http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_seria...rdseries3.html

The same site has on other pages three FAA Corsairs written off in landing mishaps on the Victorious and Formidable this same day. A bad day for the Fleet Air Arm.
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