Incident Westland Whirlwind HAR.4 (S-55) XD188, 14 Dec 1956
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145822
 
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Date:14-DEC-1956
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.4 (S-55)
Owner/operator:228 Squadron Royal Air Force (228 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XD188
MSN: WA/31
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:8 miles West of Tana Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaya -   Malaysia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kuala Lumpur, Malaya
Destination airport:Tana Rata, Malaya
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
c/no WA/31, XD188, Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, first flown 30/8/1954, delivered to RAF 30/08/1954, issued to 228 Squadron as "J". Written off 14/12/1956: Sank into the ground on landing eight miles west of Tanah Rata, Malaya and caught fire.

Sources:

1. http://mhg.mymalaya.com/post_whirlwind.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/model/Whirlwind-HAR-4/
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2012 16:43 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Aug-2012 08:21 Nepa Updated [Operator]
13-Sep-2013 10:02 Dr.John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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