Incident Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55T) XK934, 07 May 1958
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Date:07-MAY-1958
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:820 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XK934
MSN: WA/161
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lough Foyle, Eglinton, Londonderry, Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Eglinton, Northern Ireland
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
First flown: 14 Jul 57, delivered to the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XK934, 22 Jul 57. Issued to 820 Squadron as "325/T", and operated aboard HMS Tiger

Written off 7 May 58: Ditched into Lough Foyle, Englinton, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland after engine failure. The three crew were picked up by HMS Zest. The helicopter sank into the lough, and was not recovered

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XK
https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26620/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2013 08:59 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Jan-2013 11:03 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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