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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154002
Last updated: 7 September 2019
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Date:13-JUN-1977
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Gazelle HT2
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: XX415
C/n / msn: 1367
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6 mi SW of Culdrose, Cornwell -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Culdrose, Cornwall
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with Gazelle XW859 during formation practice. Both helicopters fell into the sea off Praa Sands. Two other Gazelles landed safely after being damaged by debris.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1977.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Mar-2013 20:11 TB Added
21-Jun-2013 00:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Jun-2013 15:30 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
24-Jun-2013 15:32 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]

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