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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157359
Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Date:24-JAN-1971
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:28 Squadron Royal Air Force (28 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XP303
C/n / msn: WA346
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Peak Alpha -   Hong Kong
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kai Tak, Hong Kong
Destination airport:Peak Alpha, Hong Kong
Narrative:
Written off 24/1/1971: Hit an obstacle during the hover at Peak Alpha, Hong Kong. XP303 rolled over on impact and was burnt out

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1971.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26886/
3. https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/383321-indonesia-1960s-3.html

Whirlwind HAR.10 XP303 in Borneo in April 1967

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jun-2013 11:34 Dr. John Smith Added
14-Nov-2018 15:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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