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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64776
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:12-MAY-1978
Time:
Type:Westland Scout AH1
Owner/operator:654 Sqn Brit. AAC
Registration: XP904
MSN: F9505
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lemgo near Lippstadt -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into trees at Lemgo near Lippstadt, West Germany in a near vertical descent with virtually no rotor speed. It struck the ground and caught fire killing the two crew. Possibly caused by inadvertent closure of the fuel cock in mistake for the heater control

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1978.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2011 03:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
02-Feb-2012 10:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
10-Jan-2013 11:07 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2013 11:16 TB Updated [Source]
23-Mar-2015 21:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 17:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
21-Feb-2020 14:58 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]

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