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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164822
Last updated: 29 July 2020
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Date:01-JUN-1961
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.2
Owner/operator:225 Squadron Royal Air Force (225 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XJ765
C/n / msn: WA/111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Upavon, Wiltshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Odiham, Hampshire (ODH/EGVO)
Destination airport:RAF Upavon, Wiltshire
Narrative:
On 01/06/1961, XJ765 "B" a Westland Whirlwind HAR.2 of 225 Squadron was written off when it crashed and caught fire near Upavon, Wiltshire following rotor head failure, killing both crew

Sources:

1. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26403/
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1961.htm
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._225_Squadron_RAF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2014 00:32 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Mar-2014 18:44 Nepa Updated [Operator]
10-Nov-2014 14:40 Depak Updated [Location]

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