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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88945
 
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Date:25-MAY-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LYNX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Lynx HAS2
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: XZ242
MSN: 053
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Pebble Island -   Falkland Islands
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Went down with HMS Coventry (D118) after the ship was bombed by Argentine forces.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1982.htm


Images:

Photo of XZ242 courtesy AirHistory.net


Portsmouth - Fleetlands Heliport (EGVF)
10 June 1978; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 TB Added
11-Jan-2011 14:45 TB Updated [Operator]
29-Mar-2012 13:04 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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