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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157368
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:06-FEB-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:3 Commando Brigade Air Sqn Royal Marines
Registration: XT127
MSN: 1535
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:New River estuary, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, USA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 6/2/1973: Flew into the New River estuary, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, USA during a familiarisation flight as part of an exercise with the US Marine Cops. Recovered to the UK, where Struck off Charge as Cat.5(c) on 8/5/1973, and broken up for spares and produce at 15 MU RAF Wroughton

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1973.htm
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.rotorspot.nl/g-1.php]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jun-2013 23:01 Dr. John Smith Added
02-Jan-2020 10:42 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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