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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156576
Last updated: 27 August 2020
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Date:16-MAR-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:656 Sqn Brit. AAC
Registration: XT208
C/n / msn: WA367
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tolo Habour -   Hong Kong
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kai Tak
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The cabin door opened while flying low over Tolo Harbour, Hong Kong. The pilot became distracted when he tried to close it and the aircraft struck the water. He was rescued safely


Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1972.htm
2. http://northernirelandaviationgroup.com/attachments/File/Based2-1006.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2013 13:38 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Jun-2015 15:33 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
21-Feb-2020 18:31 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]

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