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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88931
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic LYNX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Lynx HAS3SGM
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: ZD253
MSN: 257
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Arabian Sea -   Oman
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:HMS Marlborough
Destination airport:
Fell into the Arabian Sea when Omani warship collided with the helicopter while hovering above the water.



Photo of ZD253 courtesy

Portsmouth - Fleetlands Heliport (EGVF)
8 June 1985; (c) John Phillips

Revision history:

11-Jan-2011 10:41 TB Added
11-Jan-2011 15:09 TB Updated [Operator]
12-Jan-2011 04:21 TB Updated [Operator]
03-Sep-2011 01:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Jun-2012 03:25 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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