Aviation Photo #1736999 Fairey Swordfish Mk3 - Fairey Aviation

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This Swordfish was built by Blackburn Aircraft at Sherburn-in-Elmet in July 1944. It had no service history and was acquired by Fairey Aviation. After several years storage at Ringway it was given to the airport fire service in August 1954 with the inevitable result that the historic aircraft was lost to posterity.
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    R.A.Scholefield
    Fairey Aviation
    Fairey Swordfish Mk3
    Fairey Swordfish
    Fairey Swordfish
    Fairey
    NR946
    Manchester - International (Ringway)
    England
    United Kingdom
    August 29, 1954
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Anonymous
7 years ago
What a sad story for a very unique aircraft...

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