Incident Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55) XN381, 10 Mar 1962
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161454
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Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55)
Owner/operator:824 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XN381
MSN: WA/311
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Centaur, Gulf of Aden -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Departure airport:HMS Centaur, Gulf of Aden
Destination airport:HMS Centaur, Gulf of Aden
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 ("C-334" of 824 Sqn FAA RN) was written off 10/3/1962 when it ditched and sank off HMS Centaur in the Gulf of Aden after the engine had failed during "plane guard" search-and-rescue duties. The three crew were rescued by another helicopter from HMS Centaur



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16-Oct-2013 01:58 Dr. John Smith Added

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