Incident Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55T) XG575, 28 Sep 1959
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Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:737 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XG575
MSN: WA/70
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel, 5 miles off Portland, Dorset, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RNAS Portland, Dorset
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
First flown: 17 Aug 55. Delivered to Royal Navy FAA as XG575, 23 Sep 55. Issued to 737 Squadron as '760'

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28 Sep 59: ditched into the English Channel five miles off Portland, Dorset after transmission failure. The three crew were rescued by a submarine


Revision history:

23-Jan-2013 16:57 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 02:03 nemcupavel Updated [Operator]
05-Apr-2013 08:02 Nepa Updated [Operator]
30-Aug-2020 20:08 MiG15 Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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