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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246543
Last updated: 27 June 2021
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Date:05-JAN-2021
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic H47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing Chinook HC6A (CH-47F)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF), 28 Sqn
Registration: ZA679
MSN: MA010/M7014
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Wantage, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire
Narrative:
A RAF Boeing Chinook HC6A helicopter, operated by 28 Squadron, made an emergency landing in a field in the area of Wantage, Oxfordshire, after a technical malfunction. There were no injuries, but the wheels of the helicopter sank into the soft ground. The aircraft was extracted on 11 January 2021, after six days in situ.

Sources:

1. https://www.air101.co.uk/2021/01/raf-chinook-makes-emergency-landing-in.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+co/fMxO+(Air101)
2. https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/74953_1434643564.jpg (photo)
3. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-55590586
4. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9126121/Chinook-helicopter-gets-bogged-muddy-field-mechanical-failure.html
5. https://planetradio.co.uk/greatest-hits/berkshire-north-hampshire/news/locally-based-military-helicopter-gets-stuck-in-the-mud/
6. https://www.airlive.net/alert-a-raf-chinook-made-an-emergency-landing-in-a-field-following-a-mechanical-issue/
7. https://www.forces.net/news/chinook-stuck-field-after-landing-over-mechanical-issue
8. https://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/637915-military-heli-down-wantage-uk.html
9. https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/19003988.raf-chinook-lifted-muddy-field-near-wantage/
10. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-55620017

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jan-2021 09:00 gerard57 Added
08-Jan-2021 09:55 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Jan-2021 15:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jan-2021 16:53 Gerard76 Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Embed code, Operator]
12-Jan-2021 13:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
12-Jan-2021 13:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
12-Jan-2021 13:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
27-Jun-2021 13:07 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
27-Jun-2021 13:07 Aerossurance Updated [[Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]]

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