Aircraft Photo of TF956 | Hawker Sea Fury FB11 | UK - Navy | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:TF956
Military Code:T-123
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Fury/Sea Fury
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Fury/Sea Fury
Aircraft Version:Hawker Sea Fury FB11
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):
Location
City / Airport:YeoviltonMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGDY   IATA: YEO   Local: -   Other: -
Event:Yeovilton International Air Day 1981
 
Photo Date:1 August 1981
Photo by:Chris ColeContact
Photo ID: 150317
Photographer's Remark

Preserved by Hawker Siddeley in potentially airworthy condition, and passed to the Royal Navy Historic Flight in 1970. It was destroyed following hydraulic failure after take-off from RNAS Prestwick on 10-6-89, leaving one undercarriage leg in the landing position. The pilot ((Lt. Cdr. John Beattie) reluctantly parachuted to safety, leaving the aircraft to crash into the Irish Sea.

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