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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 120942
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:07-OCT-1966
Time:night
Type:Westland Wessex HAS1 (S-58T)
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: XM928
C/n / msn: WA/49
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Hong Kong -   Hong Kong
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:HMS Victorious
Narrative:
Crashed in the South China Sea near the ship after catastrophic engine failure during night approach.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm
http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1966-69.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2011 15:35 TB Added
07-Mar-2011 05:56 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Mar-2012 13:37 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Sep-2013 18:03 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2013 17:51 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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