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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150363
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:06-JAN-1972
Time:
Type:Westland Wessex HAS3 (S-58T)
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: XP104
C/n / msn: WA/55
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Valetta Harbour, near Delmara Point -   Malta
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:HMS Blake
Narrative:
Ditched into the Valetta Harbour after engine failure.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1972.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/14245/
3. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?114835-Help-needed-with-Wessex-identity
4. http://www.aviationinmalta.com/MilitaryAviation/AccidentsMilitary/19701979/tabid/653/language/en-US/Default.aspx


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Oct-2012 12:26 TB Added
30-Jun-2013 14:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Jul-2013 13:21 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]

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