ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145817
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Narrative:Sikorsky S-55 c/n 55-285, delivered to US Navy as HRS-2, BuAer 130187, 28 October 1952. Supplied 20 November 1952 under MADP (Military Assistance Development Program) to UK/Royal Navy as Whirlwind HAR.21, WV194. Issued to 848 Squadron Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm.
|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:||Seremban in Negri Sembilan -
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Departure airport:||RNAS Sembawang|
|Destination airport:||Kuala Lumpur, Malaya|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Written off (damaged beycond economic repair) when struck trees on take off and sank back into the Malayan jungle at Seremban in Negri Sembilan on 15 October 1956. Returned to the UK for ground instruction; thought to have been converted to a simulator by Westlands.
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||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Source, Narrative]|
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