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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18989
Last updated: 20 November 2018
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Date:18-AUG-1970
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic ALO2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 318C Alouette II
Owner/operator:Samuelson Aviation
Registration: G-AWEE
C/n / msn: 1971 (C599)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wicklow Head -   Ireland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
SE.5A replica EI-ARB collided in mid-air with camera helicopter Alouette during the filming of "Zeppelin" and fell into Irish Sea. The Irish Air Corp pilot Jim Liddy of the SE.5A and all on board the Alouette, pilot Gilbert Chomat "Gilly", camera man Skeets Kelly and director Burch Williams were killed.

Sources:

https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?87364-Caudron-Luciole-G-ATIP
Hamburger Abendblatt 19.8.1970, p38


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
17-Oct-2009 00:15 Alain Updated
14-Jul-2012 20:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Jan-2013 12:30 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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