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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139479
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:06-FEB-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: XT150
MSN: 1562
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Asahan Ranges, Malacca -   Malaysia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Suffered clutch failure on take off from a jungle clearing in Malaysia during a CASEVAC mission. The aircraft landed heavily on its starboard side injuring one of the three occupants. Cause of crash was an engine over speed resulting in the aircraft yawing, hitting the ground and rolling over. Declared cat 5 (P) on 14/6/68.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Oct-2011 10:33 Dr. John Smith Added
18-Jul-2013 21:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-May-2014 19:34 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
04-Jun-2014 13:47 TB Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]

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