ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152515
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Narrative:First flown 14 Jul 58; delivered to the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 22 July 58 and issued to 815 NAS.
|Type:||Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55T)|
|Owner/operator:||815 Sqn FAA RN|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||off Inishowan Head, County Donegal, Northern Ireland -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||RNAS Eglinton, Northern Ireland|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 21 Oct 58: ditched into the sea off Inishowan Head, County Donegal, Northern Ireland, after complete loss of directional control while coming to a hover. The three crew were rescued by the Dutch submarine "Zeeleeuw"
||Dr. John Smith
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