Aircraft Photo of WB257 | Fairey Firefly U9 | UK - Navy | #26237
Registration / Serial:WB257
Aircraft Original Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly U9
C/n (msn):F8483
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:June 1957
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 26237
Photo Comment

This was the first of 40 Fireflies to be modded to U.9 drone standard by Fairey Aviation at Stockport and Ringway and was retained for tests. Later to 728B Squadron at Hal Far and shot down off Malta on 25 May 1960.

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