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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64807
Last updated: 25 August 2019
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Date:07-SEP-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12A
Owner/operator:Executive Helicopters Ltd
Registration: G-APZO
C/n / msn: 167
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nicosia -   Cyprus
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Nicosia, Cyprus (NIC/LCCC)
Narrative:
Built at Palo Alto, CA in 1950 and first registered in the USA as N8167H. US Registration cancelled 31.3.60, and re-registered in the UK as G-APZO 20.4.60 to Helicopter Sales Ltd., London, SW1. Sold on and re-registered) to Executive Helicopters Ltd., London SW1.

UK registration G-APZO cancelled 15.2.61 upon sale to "Egypt". Written off (damaged beyond repair) 7.9.61 when crashed at Nicosia, Cyprus on delivery flight. According to some sources, the Egyptian registration SU-ALK had been reserved for this helicopter.

Derelict remains photographed dumped at Nicosia, Cyprus 28.2.70 (see link #3)

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-APZO-1.pdf
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-APZO-2.pdf
3. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1084112/
4. http://www.rotorspot.nl/historic/su.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2014 20:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2014 20:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
18-Jun-2014 00:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date]

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