Incident Westland Whirlwind HAR21 (S-55) WV197, 13 Oct 1956
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Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR21 (S-55)
Owner/operator:848 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: WV197
MSN: 55-288
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pengerang, South Johore -   Malaysia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Pengerang, South Johore, Malayasia
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.

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.


Revision history:

15-May-2012 16:20 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Aug-2012 08:44 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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