Aircraft Photo of WM859 | Fairey Firefly U8 | UK - Navy | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:WM859
Aircraft Original Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairey Firefly
Aircraft Version:Fairey Firefly U8
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):F.8914
Location
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:April 1954
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 8289
Photo Comment

Newly built Firefly U.8 at Ringway shortly before its first flight on 7 April 1954. Painted in the red/yellow drone scheme and delivered to RAE Aberporth on 21 July 1954. Crashed on landing at Llanbedr on 3 May 1957 and scrapped.

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