ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156978
Last updated: 1 November 2014
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Date:05-MAR-1985
Time:
Type:Westland Wasp HAS.1
Owner/operator:829 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XT423
C/n / msn: F9593
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Port Stanley Harbour off Fipass Jetty, East Falkland -   Falkland Islands
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Port Stanley, Falkland Islands
Destination airport:HMS Endurance, off Port Stanley
Narrative:
Ditched into Port Stanley Harbour off Fipass Jetty, Falklands after engine failure due to Foreign Object Damage (FOD) on take off. The four crew escaped safely. To ground instruction at Murray Heights, Falklands with 669 Squadron AAC

Sources:
1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1985.htm
2. http://www.helis.com/database/cn/209/
3. http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1103611/
4. http://www.eurodemobbed.org.uk/locations.php?location=1906


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2013 19:34 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Feb-2014 16:06 Nepa Updated [Operator]
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