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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65051
Last updated: 22 November 2018
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Date:11-FEB-1990
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Gazelle AH1
Owner/operator:British Army Air Corps (AAC)
Registration: ZB687
C/n / msn: 1998
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Derry Gorry, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Aldergrove (BFS/EGAA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by small arms fire while on border patrol. Broke up in heavy forced landing.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1990.htm
http://www.heraldscotland.com/sport/spl/aberdeen/fears-of-new-ira-atrocity-after-attack-on-helicopter-1.590716
https://www.nytimes.com/1990/02/12/world/copter-forced-down-in-ulster.html#prof


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Sep-2011 10:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Feb-2012 03:26 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
18-Mar-2013 16:50 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2013 16:52 TB Updated [Source]
18-Mar-2013 16:53 TB Updated [Source]
18-Mar-2013 16:54 TB Updated [Source]

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