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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157358
Last updated: 11 May 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1971
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:28 Squadron Royal Air Force (28 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XJ432
C/n / msn: WA48
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sai Kung, New Territories -   Hong Kong
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kai Tak, Hong Kong
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 18/1/1971: Ditched off Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong following engine failure. Struck off charge 26/3/71 as CAT 5(S).

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1971.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26337/
3. http://rafworksop.btck.co.uk/People/JohnHolmes-MetOffice1957
4. https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/485933-any-borneo-whirlwind-veterans-here-6.html
5. http://www.hmfriends.org.uk/royalhelicopters.htm
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sai_Kung_Town


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jun-2013 11:07 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Nov-2018 15:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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