ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55047
Last updated: 28 November 2014
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Date:20-NOV-2007
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic PUMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Puma HC.1 (SA 330E)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: ZA938
C/n / msn: WA1650
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Salman Pak, 15 mi SE of Baghdad -   Iraq
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Struck the ground during vertical descent while in a dust cloud caused by its own downdraft (brown-out). Helicopter rolled onto its side and caught fire.

Sources:
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-2007.htm
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1570184/Two-SAS-soldiers-killed-in-Iraq-helicopter-crash.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2010 02:13 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities]
04-Mar-2010 02:25 TB Updated [Cn]
13-Jun-2011 21:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
08-Jul-2011 11:49 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2013 07:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
19-Jan-2013 12:50 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2013 10:41 TB Updated [Narrative]
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