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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71053
Last updated: 17 December 2018
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Date:19-MAY-1982
Time:c. 19:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sea King HC4
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: ZA294
C/n / msn: WA908
Fatalities:Fatalities: 22 / Occupants: 31
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:200 mi ENE of Port Standley -   Falkland Islands
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Hermes
Destination airport:HMS Intrepid
Narrative:
Crashed in the South Atlantic after large bird (Albatross) hit the main rotor while transporting troops between two ships.

Sources:

David Gero
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1982.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20140912082933/http://britains-smallwars.com/Falklands/sas.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2010 10:36 TB Added
17-Jan-2010 11:12 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Mar-2010 13:02 TB Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2011 05:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2012 11:51 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2013 14:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
09-Apr-2013 12:36 ryan Updated [Source]
22-Jun-2013 14:34 TB Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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