ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139291
Last updated: 23 November 2014
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Date:13-NOV-1962
Time:
Type:Westland Scout AH.1
Owner/operator:A&AEE
Registration: XP192
C/n / msn: S2/8447
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Boscombe Down, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Boscome Down, Wiltshire [EGDM]
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 13/11/1962, during a simulated engine failure at high speed and low level at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire, the tail rotors struck the ground and the main rotors then severed the rear fuselage. Initially thought repairable but was later declared a write off

Struck off charge as Cat.5(G/I) and used for ground instruction at Middle Wallop from 15/9/1967. To RNAY Wroughton for storage 13/9/1978. To RMCS Shrivenham 18/6/1984, subsequently scrapped.

Sources:
1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1962.htm
2. http://www.westlandscout.com/Pages/ScoutProductionList.aspx
3. http://www.helis.com/database/model/854/
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XP


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Oct-2011 16:58 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Oct-2013 02:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2014 17:39 Route Updated [Operator]
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