Incident Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55T) XL834, 15 Aug 1958
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152511
 
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Date:15-AUG-1958
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:845 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XL834
MSN: WA/196
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aden Protectorate -   Yemen
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Bulwark, off coast of Aden
Destination airport:HMS Bulwark
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
First flown : 21 Oct 57, delivered to the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL834, 9 Dec 57, and issued to 845 NAS as '391/B'.

While operating to and from HMS Bulwark, XL834 crashed in rough terrain in the Aden Protectorate after failing to become airborne following take off at high altitude. The four occupants escaped safely.

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XL
https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26677/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2013 09:49 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Jan-2013 11:01 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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