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'''L2987''' was a [[:Category:Blackburn Skua|Blackburn Skua]]
 
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|image=[[File:Skua_L2987.jpg|thumb|300px]]
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|caption=L2987 after the crash<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_White</ref>
 
|designation=[[:Category:Blackburn Skua|Blackburn Skua]]
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|originaloperator=800 Squadron
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|capturedate=17 November 1940
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|captureplace=Punta Palo, Siracusa, Sicily
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|newoperator(s)=Stabilimento Costruzioni Aeronautiche (Aircraft Construction Establishment)
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=History=
 
=History=
Assigned to 800 squadron, operating from HMS Ark Royal, L2987 ran out of fuel escorting [[:Category:Hawker Hurricane|Hurricanes]] to Malta on 17 November 1940. Shot down by ack ack, the aircraft crash landed on the beach at Punta Palo, Siracusa, Sicily.
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Operating from HMS Ark Royal, L2987 ran out of fuel escorting [[:Category:Hawker Hurricane|Hurricanes]] to Malta. Shot down by ack ack, the aircraft crash landed on a beach.
   
The aircraft was known to be with Stabilimento Costruzioni Aeronautiche (Aircraft Construction Establishment), Guidonia on June 1942.<ref>http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/aircraft/faacapturedaircrafthomepage.html</ref>
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The aircraft was known to be at Guidonia on June 1942.<ref>http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/aircraft/faacapturedaircrafthomepage.html</ref>
   
 
It's subsequent fate is unknown.
 
It's subsequent fate is unknown.
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Latest revision as of 14:56, 4 May 2016

History[]

Operating from HMS Ark Royal, L2987 ran out of fuel escorting Hurricanes to Malta. Shot down by ack ack, the aircraft crash landed on a beach.

The aircraft was known to be at Guidonia on June 1942.[2]

It's subsequent fate is unknown.

References[]