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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153973
Last updated: 31 July 2019
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Date:10-JAN-1956
Time:
Type:Hiller HT.1
Owner/operator:705 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XB518
C/n / msn: 547
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Gosport, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Gosport, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
ex-US Navy BuAer No 134737. delivered 13 Aug 1953 to Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm under MDAP (Military Development Assistance Program). Issued to 705 NAS Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm

Written off 10/1/1956: Crashed nose first at Gosport, Hampshire after the inexperienced pilot failed to arrest the descent during a practice autorotation. Pilot was killed

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950_-_1959_16.html]
https://www.helis.com/database/cn/148/
http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries15.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Mar-2013 22:32 Dr. John Smith Added
07-May-2013 14:08 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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