Incident Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 XG580, 27 Apr 1961
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161732
 
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Date:27-APR-1961
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.3
Owner/operator:705 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XG580
MSN: WA/75
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Predannack, near Mullion, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Predannack, Cornwall (EGDO)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
On 27/4/1961, XG580 ("CU-527") a Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 of 705 Sqn FAA RN was written off when it rolled to port, crashed, caught fire and burnt out, after mechanical control failure on take off from RNAS Predannack, Cornwall. Both crew were injured

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1961.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26361/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2013 18:37 Dr. John Smith Added

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