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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150273
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:16-JAN-1976
Time:
Type:Westland Wessex HU5 (S-58T)
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: XT758
C/n / msn: WA/480
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:780 mi off Azores -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Bulwark
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea after rotor blade strike on ship.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1976.htm
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://gallery.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/laterday/Army+Commando+Gunners/95+Commando+RA/ditched+MK5.jpg.html] (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Oct-2012 08:12 TB Added
04-Jul-2013 00:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Jul-2013 13:48 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Jul-2013 13:48 TB Updated [Narrative]
16-Aug-2014 20:12 Aerossurance Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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