ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152510
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Narrative:First flown: 31 May 55,as "XD800", but delivered to the Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ431, on 2 Jun 55 (as serial XD800 re-allocated to a Canadiar Sabre F.4).
|Type:||Westland Whirlwind HAR.4 (S-55T)|
|Owner/operator:||155 Squadron Royal Air Force (155 Sqn RAF)|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Port Dickson Beach -
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Written off (damaged beyond repair) on 1 Aug 58: After partial engine failure, the pilot made an emergency landing on mud flats on Port Dickson Beach, Malaya. XJ431 was submerged by the incoming tide, and scrapped due to salt water contamination of the airframe.
http://mhg.mymalaya.com/post_whirlwind.htm https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26336/_ www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XJ
||Dr. John Smith
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