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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165551
Last updated: 29 September 2019
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Date:18-AUG-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12A (HT.1)
Owner/operator:RNAY Fleetlands
Registration: XB519
C/n / msn: 548
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fareham Creek, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RNAY Fleetlands, Hampshire
Destination airport:RNAY Fleetlands, Hampshire
Narrative:
On 18/08/1960, XB519 a Hiller HT.1 on charge with RNAY Fleetlands was written off when it crashed into Fareham Creek, Hampshire, after the engine failed during auto-rotation practice. The two crew escaped safely

XB519 was ex US Navy Bu Aer No 134738. Delivered 13/08/1953 to Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm under MDAP (Military Development Assistance Program). Struck off charge 31/01/1961 as "withdrawn from use"

Sources:

1. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/149/
2. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries15.html
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1960.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2014 01:05 Dr. John Smith Added

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