Fighter All Weather (FAW) of the Fleet Air Arm.

893 Squadron Night Deck Barrier Engagement.

14th April 1964. 893 Sqn. HMS Victorious.
Sub.Lt. R. E. M. Wooley RN and Sub.Lt. B. G. Hughes RN took the Barrier at night following a tyre burst on Night DLP.

  • Green Endorsement awarded. The damaged aircraft was left behind at Hong Kong.

Sub. Lt. Bob Wooley RN not injured in this incident is a lost airman listed in the Honorary Sea Vixen Roll of Honour.


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Victorious 63-64-barrier at night

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