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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145247
 
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Date:18-JAN-1958
Time:00:35
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS7 (S-55)
Owner/operator:ALAT (French Army Light Aviation)
Registration: 103/AVL
MSN: WA/122
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wadi Kabir, Masqat -   Oman
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed on take-off in darkness, heavy rain and gusty wind in attempt to recover the helicopter from sudden floods during flood relief mission. Bodies of Lt Francois Boscheron and André Morisset found February 13, 1958.

Sources:

http://www.matalat.fr/page405/.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Apr-2012 09:03 TB Added
15-Jul-2012 11:24 TB Updated [Date]
11-Dec-2013 16:39 TB Updated [Registration, Operator]

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