ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152716
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Narrative:First flown 18 Jul 55: allocated serial XD767 in error (serial already allocated to a Canadiar Sabre F.4). Delivered to the Royal Navy Aug 55 and issued 705 Squadron as '529' (noted as such 9 Aug 58) Later to 815 Squadron as '309'
|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:||Portland Harbour, Dorset -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||RNAS Portland, Dorset|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 29 April 59: Auto rotated and ditched into Portland Harbour, Dorset, after transmission failure. Allocated to ground instruction as A2485 at Arbroath on 9 Jul 59.
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://daveg4otu.tripod.com/dorset/dorcrash.htm] http://www.scramble.nl/?option=com_showreports&view=article&ct=GB&id=1863l http://blogs.wessexarch.co.uk/aircraftcrashsitesatsea/files/2008/03/aircraft_crash-sites_at_sea_report.pdf
||Dr. John Smith
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