Aircraft Photo of C-GBDG / VH142 | Fairey Firefly AS6 | Canada - Navy |
Registration / Serial:C-GBDG
Serial Painted:VH142
Military Code:BD-G
Aircraft Original Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly AS6
Operator Painted:Canada - Navy
C/n (msn):F.8755
City / Airport:Hamilton - John C MunroMap
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Airport Codes:ICAO: CYHM   IATA: YHM   Local: CYHM   Other: -
Collection:Canadian Warplane Heritage
Photo Date:15 September 2004
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID: 100351
Photographer's Remark

Built in UK in 05.51 as Firefly AS.6 WH632 for the Royal Navy serving with 1840 Squadron. Sold to Australian Navy in 06.53. Retired in 1958 and sold in 1960. To Canada in 1973. Registered C-GBDG in 10.91 and first flew in 04.92. Marked as 'VH142' which was a Firefly AS.5 of the Canadian Navy which crashed on 08.06.50.

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