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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150105
 
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Date:03-JAN-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic WESX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Westland Wessex HU5 (S-58T)
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: XT462
MSN: WA/284
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Culdrose, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Main rotor blades detached during engine runs, severing the tail boom and helicopter rolled onto its side.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Oct-2012 11:44 TB Added
09-Jan-2013 11:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2013 08:21 Nepa Updated [Operator]
19-Jan-2013 12:17 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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