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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63059
Last updated: 26 September 2019
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Date:19-APR-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12B
Owner/operator:Fison-Airwork Ltd
Registration: G-APSL
C/n / msn: 555
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yolanda Farm, 36 miles from Santiago -   Dominican Republic
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Santiago, Dominican Republic
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built at Palo Alto, California 1954, and registered in the USA as N5300V. Sold to the UK, and re-registered 16.2.59 as G-APSL to Fison-Airwork Ltd., Bourn, Cambridgeshire. C of A issued 25.4.59, and dispatched to Central America for a crop spraying contract in May 1959.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 19.4.60 caught fire in flight and caused a forced landing whilst spraying bananas at Yolanda Farm, 36 miles from Santiago, Dominican Republic. Registration G-APSL cancelled 7.6.60 as aircraft "destroyed"

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-APSL.pdf
2. https://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/419360-fison-airwork-helicopter-ops.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
26-Aug-2010 10:22 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities]
26-Aug-2010 10:58 TB Updated [Damage, Narrative]
28-May-2014 01:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Jan-2018 19:18 Anon. Updated [Phase, Narrative, Photo, ]

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