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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161732
Last updated: 23 April 2020
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Date:27-APR-1961
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.3
Owner/operator:705 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XG580
C/n / msn: WA/75
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Predannack, near Mullion, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Predannack, Cornwall (EGDO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 27/4/1961, XG580 ("CU-527") a Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 of 705 Sqn FAA RN was written off when it rolled to port, crashed, caught fire and burnt out, after mechanical control failure on take off from RNAS Predannack, Cornwall. Both crew were injured

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1961.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26361/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2013 18:37 Dr. John Smith Added

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