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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157357
Last updated: 31 August 2020
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Date:17-OCT-1970
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:28 Squadron Royal Air Force (28 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XL109
C/n / msn: WA148
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sai Kong -   Hong Kong
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kai Tak, Hong Kong
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 17/10/1970: Ditched near Sai Kong, Hong Kong after engine failure. Recovered and sent to RAF Kai Tak, where struck off charge 8/2/1971

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1970.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26599/


Images:

Photo of XL109 courtesy AirHistory.net


Biggin Hill (EGKB / BQH)
19 September 1959; (c) Jerry Hughes

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jun-2013 10:20 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Nov-2018 15:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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