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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139463
Last updated: 11 November 2021
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Date:26-FEB-1967
Time:09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:45 Commando Royal Marines
Registration: XT219
MSN: WA378
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wadi Bijarr - Near Habilayn, Aden -   Yemen
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The main rotors stuck the ground during a 3ft hover on sloping ground at Habilayn, Aden. The aircraft rolled, struck the ground and turned onto its back. The pilot and passenger escaped safely

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1967.htm
www.worldmilitair.com/production/bell47west.htm


Images:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2011 23:28 Dr. John Smith Added
29-Jun-2013 20:37 Nepa Updated [Operator]
12-Aug-2014 17:34 A.J.Scholten Updated [Cn]
05-Apr-2015 06:28 ianuzzell Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Narrative, Photo, ]

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