Accident Westland Whirlwind HAS7 (S-55) F-SFMX, 19 Feb 1956
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Date:19-FEB-1956
Time:15:30
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS7 (S-55)
Owner/operator:ALAT (French Army Light Aviation)
Registration: F-SFMX
MSN: WA/121/F4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Lavigerie (Djendel) -   Algeria
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Oran
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Flew into hill in snowstorm.

Sources:

L'Echo d'Oran 19 February 1956
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6739069h/f10.item.zoom


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jun-2020 06:18 TB Added
25-Jun-2020 12:33 TB Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2020 12:56 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2020 13:03 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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