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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156954
Last updated: 26 March 2015
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Type:Westland Wasp HAS.1
Owner/operator:829 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XT418
C/n / msn: F9588
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St Andrews Bay, South Georgia -   Falkland Islands
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:HMS Endurance, off South Georgia
Destination airport:St. Andrews Bay, S. Georgia
Caught by windshear on approach to land onto the beach at St Andrews Bay, South Georgia. It landed heavily, bounced and went onto its side. The crew and two passengers, the Governor of the Falkland Islands, Rex Hunt and his wife, were uninjured. It was stripped for spares and abandoned


Wearing HMS Endurance markings, Wasp XT418 is seen at NAS Yeovilton on August 1st 1981Westland Wasp Royal Navy XT418 NAS Yeovilton

Revision history:

22-Jun-2013 15:12 Dr. John Smith Added
27-Aug-2013 09:58 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
17-Feb-2014 16:10 Nepa Updated [Operator]
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