Incident Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 (S-55T) XD185, 31 Jan 1958
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Date:31-JAN-1958
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:155 Squadron Royal Air Force (155 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XD185
MSN: WA/28
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fort Selim, Cameron Highlands, -   Malaysia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
First flown: 9 Aug 54, delivered to RAF 19 Nov 54. Issued to 155 Squadron.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) on 31 Jan 58: XD185 force landed into a river near Fort Selim, Cameron Highlands, Malaya, after engine failure. She was dismantled on site, airlifted to Fort Selim but most of the damaged parts, including the engine, were left at the riverbank near the crash site.

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1958.htm
http://mhg.mymalaya.com/whirlwindxd185.htm
https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26319/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2013 07:56 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Jan-2013 08:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2013 14:40 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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