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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152566
Last updated: 3 June 2020
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Date:27-JAN-1975
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:84 Squadron Royal Air Force (84 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XR454
C/n / msn: WA/404
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles east of Mount Troodos -   Cyprus
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Lee-on-Solent (EGUS)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off on 27 January 1975: The main rotor cut through the tail boom during a forced landing three miles east of Mount Troodos, Cyprus, after the engine had failed due to foreign object ingestion

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1975.htm
https://www.pprune.org/military-aircrew/334291-heli-crash-1975-a.html
https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26957/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2013 11:32 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Jan-2013 11:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2013 14:18 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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