Incident Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 XN312, 03 Feb 1961
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161684
 
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Date:03-FEB-1961
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS.7
Owner/operator:814 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XN312
MSN: WA/292
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near HMS Hermes, south of Hong Kong -   Hong Kong
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Hermes, South China Sea
Destination airport:HMS Hermes, South China Sea
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
On 3/2/1961, XN312 ("H-281") a Whirlwind HAS.7 of 814 Sqn FAA RN suffered partial transmission failure south of Hong Kong while on approach to HMS Hermes and ditched next to the ship. The three crew were rescued by two other 814 Sqn FAA RN Whirlwinds

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1961.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26751/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Oct-2013 22:56 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Oct-2013 23:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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