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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157370
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:05-MAY-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:Royal Marines
Registration: XT503
MSN: WA415
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea -   Greece
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:HMS Bulwark
Narrative:
Control was lost when the main rotor struck an aerial while attempting to land on HMS Bulwark off Greece. Pilot rescued after ditching.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1973.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jun-2013 23:35 Dr. John Smith Added
20-Apr-2017 13:02 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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