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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64756
Last updated: 21 November 2017
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Date:06-DEC-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:1 RHA Air Troop,
Registration: XT125
C/n / msn: 1591
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Slightly north od a direct line from Musaymir to Habilayn about 6 mile -   Yemen
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Musaymir, Aden (Yemen)
Destination airport:Habilyan, Aden (Yemen)
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed 6/12/1966 between Musaymir and Habilayn in South Arabia, now Yemen. The aircraft caught fire killing the three on board. There were no eyewitness to the crash and it took over 24 hours to find the crash site. The bodies were recovered by Lt RD Grist in a Scout helicopter.



Sources:

1. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=C5070690
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm
3. http://www.britains-smallwars.com/Aden/units.html
4. http://pub20.bravenet.com/forum/static/show.php?usernum=1655551732&frmid=98&msgid=922759&cmd=show
5. https://picasaweb.google.com/maximphoto/DropBox?authkey=Gv1sRgCJX1vtuUgvvhfA#5916534576427850642


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Oct-2011 20:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Sep-2013 20:41 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 22:10 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
30-Oct-2017 18:45 R.Grist Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]

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