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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139295
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:06-JUN-1967
Time:09:00
Type:Westland Scout AH.1
Owner/operator:10 Flt AAC
Registration: XV120
MSN: F9695
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Long Cross Housing Estate, Filton, Bristol -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bulford
Destination airport:Castlemartin
Narrative:
Flew into the ground at the corner of the Long Cross housing estate at Filton near Bristol Airport, after the pilot had become disorientated while flying in mist. XV120 broke up and caught fire just before 9 am, killing the pilot, Capt Norman Wallace, 28, and the two other occupants, Brigadier George Butler, 49, and L/Cpl John Carr, 19

Sources:

1. The Times, 7 June 1967, p.3
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1967.htm
3. http://westlandscout.com/prod3.aspx
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westland_Scout#Accidents_and_Incidents


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Oct-2011 19:43 Dr. John Smith Added
29-Oct-2011 01:05 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
06-May-2013 20:00 Nepa Updated [Operator]
07-Aug-2013 23:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2015 18:59 davebull Updated [Date, Departure airport, Destination airport]
27-Nov-2019 15:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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