Incident Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55) XN379,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161514
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Date:Saturday 5 May 1962
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55)
Owner/operator:824 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XN379
MSN: WA/309
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mediterranean Sea, near HMS Centaur, off Malta -   Malta
Phase: En route
Departure airport:HMS Centaur, off Malta
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 XN379 ("C-336" of 824 Sqn FAA RN) was written off 5/5/1962 when it ditched and sank in the Mediterranean Sea, off Malta, while operating off HMS Centaur. It had suffered loss of power due to suspected fuel pump failure. The three crew were rescued and the aircraft was not recovered


3. XN336 on 17 March 1962:

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18-Oct-2013 18:13 Dr. John Smith Added

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