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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56912
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Type:Silhouette image of generic LYNX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Lynx HAS2(FN)
Registration: 277
MSN: WA078
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 km from Beirut -   Lebanon
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Beirut, Lebanon
Destination airport:Frigate Dupleix (D641)
Struck the sea, 5 km off the coast of Lebanon, near Beirut on a night flight at very low altitude.
EV1 Grilli (pilot) and PM Owsianka (electronics) on board were killed, PM Tanguy (skipper) missing.
The helicopter was recovered 14.-21.11.1984 from 1,285 metres of water. During these operations, the remains of PM Tanguy were found still inside the wreckage.


Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
11-Jul-2010 02:07 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Source]
01-Sep-2011 18:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
01-Sep-2011 23:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Sep-2011 00:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Destination airport]
02-Sep-2011 00:16 Anon. Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]
28-Mar-2012 11:34 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2012 11:44 TB Updated [Time, Source]
03-Nov-2015 21:25 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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