ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139434
Last updated: 18 November 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:02-JUN-1967
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G-3B-1
Owner/operator:161 (R) Flt RAAF
Registration: A1-403
MSN: 3403
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vung Tau -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Vung Tau, South Vietnam
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 2 June 1967 RAAF Bell 47G-3B-1 A1-403 of 161 (R) Flight suffered engine failure on take off from Vung Tau, South Vietnam. The pilot (Ross Hutchinson) and his passenger sustained injuries. The aircraft was subsequently written off as "damaged beyond repair".

Sources:

http://www.161recceflt.org.au/UnitAircraft/Sioux/history_of_bell_47.htm
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//3a1.shtml


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Oct-2011 14:28 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Feb-2012 02:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
16-Feb-2012 13:34 n Updated [Operator, Source]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description