Incident Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55T) XK933, 17 May 1960
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Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:736 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XK933
MSN: WA160
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Church Ope Cove, near Wareham, Isle of Portland, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RNAS Portland, Dorset
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On 17/05/1960, XK933 ("770") a Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 of 737 NAS FAA RN was written off when it ditched into Church Ope Cove, near Wareham, Isle of Portland, Dorset, after instrument failure. The three crew were rescued.

Wreckage recovered, and Allocated to Naval Ground Instructional Use as A2496 at RNAS Arbroath Air Engineering School



Revision history:

18-Mar-2014 21:06 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Nov-2018 16:01 bronco Updated [Location, Narrative]
28-Dec-2019 21:21 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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