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Narrative:Sikorsky S-55 c/n 55-288, first flown 15 October 1952:delivered to US Navy as HRS-2, Bu Aer No 130190, 29 October 1952.
|Type:||Westland Whirlwind HAR21 (S-55)|
|Owner/operator:||848 Sqn FAA RN|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Pengerang, South Johore -
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Departure airport:||Pengerang, South Johore, Malayasia|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Transferred under Military Assistance Program to UK/Royal Navy as Whirlwind HAR.21, WV197, Ex BuAer 130190, and delivered 20 November 1952
Written off 13 October 1956, Crashed and burnt out on take off from Pengerang, South Johore, Malaya after engine failure. Formally struck off charge 25 October 1956.
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||Dr. John Smith