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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88935
 
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Date:26-MAR-1994
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LYNX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Lynx HAS3S
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: ZD567
MSN: 318
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Andros Island, Bahamas -   Bahamas
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Argyll (F231)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Practice for airshow planned for the following day. After a 360 wingover blades lost lift and crashed into the sea. Both occupants managed to depart aircraft and inflate lifejackets to be picked up by the HMS Argyll seaboat. Aircraft flotation bag burst causing the aircraf to sink in 1500 fathoms of water (9000ft or 2700m)

Sources:

Eye witness
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1994.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 11:25 TB Added
11-Jan-2011 15:04 TB Updated [Operator, Location]
12-Jan-2011 04:32 TB Updated [Operator]
22-Mar-2011 04:29 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2011 02:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2012 12:24 TB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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