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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157612
Last updated: 3 December 2019
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Date:05-NOV-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12E (HT.2)
Owner/operator:705 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XS163
C/n / msn: 2254
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Predannack, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Culdrose, Cornwall
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 5/11/1969 after receiving further damage when it fell off the recovery vehicle and blocked the Lizard to Helston road at the Red Triangle petrol station. The previous day XS163 had landed heavily at Predannack during an engine off landing and the main rotor had struck the tail rotor drive shaft.

To Fleetlands for repair but declared a write off after inspection, struck off charge and scrapped 6/6/1970

Sources:

1. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/43/
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1969.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2013 22:48 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Feb-2014 15:05 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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