ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156954
Last updated: 31 July 2014
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Date:12-DEC-1981
Time:
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Endurance, off South Georgia
Destination airport:St. Andrews Bay, S. Georgia
Narrative:
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

Sources:
1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1981.htm
2. http://www.helis.com/database/cn/208/

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2013 15:12 Dr. John Smith Added
27-Aug-2013 09:58 84.196.211.243 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
17-Feb-2014 16:10 Nepa Updated [Operator]
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