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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139472
Last updated: 29 October 2019
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Type:Westland Dreadnought
Registration: J6986
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yeovil/Westland Airport -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Yeovil/Westland Airport
Destination airport:Yeovil/Westland Airport
Struggled to remain airborne shortly after lifting off the runway during the prototype's maiden flight.
The Dreadnought suddenly lost height and hit the ground with the wingtip and the nose. The undercarriage was ripped off and the engine was forced back into the cockpit.


Westland Aircraft Since 1915 / Derek James

Revision history:

25-Oct-2011 07:09 harro Added
12-Jan-2018 12:18 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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