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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157384
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:19-SEP-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:655 Sqn Brit. AAC
Registration: XT830
MSN: WA592
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:between Bettingen and Oberweis, 8 km SW of Bitburg (Rhl.-Pfalz) -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Detmold, West Germany
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 19/9/1973: The cockpit bubble began to break up after striking power cables between Bettingen and Oberweis, about 8 km south west of Bitburg, West Germany

The aircraft crashed into a river bed and caught fire. Both crew were killed

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1973.htm
2. https://www.flugzeugforum.de//hubschrauberabsturz-oberweis-eifel-50745.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jul-2013 18:54 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Aug-2013 19:51 Uli Elch Updated [Location]
14-Nov-2018 16:28 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
21-Feb-2020 18:32 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]

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