Incident Westland Whirlwind HAR.4 (S-55T) XJ761, 27 Jul 1960
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165548
 
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Date:27-JUL-1960
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.4 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:228 Squadron Royal Air Force (228 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XJ761
MSN: WA/107
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
On 27/07/1960, XJ761, a Westland Whirlwind HAR.4 of 228 Sqn was written off when it lost power, hit the water and sank into the North Sea off Yarmouth, Norfolk. The crew escaped safely

Sources:

1. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26399/
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1960.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2014 00:07 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Apr-2014 00:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date]
14-Nov-2018 06:50 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
14-Nov-2018 06:50 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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