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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157473
Last updated: 1 February 2021
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Date:23-JUN-1977
Time:
Type:Westland Wasp HAS.1
Owner/operator:829 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XT416
C/n / msn: F9586
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HMS Zulu, off Gibraltar -   Gibraltar
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Zulu, off Gibraltar
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While off Gibraltar Wasp HAAS.1 XT416 was badly damaged when HMS Zuluís deck lift raised, while unattended, due to an electrical surge. The liftís main isolation switch had not been operated before the crew went for lunch. The helicopter was squeezed and crushed against the hangar covers. To Fleetlands for repair but was declared a write off

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1977.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/368/
3. http://www.westlandscout.com/Pages/waspPage2.aspx
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.oudvalkenburgzh.nl/gallery/gallery3/index.php/Vliegveld-Valkenburg/Overzicht-van-vliegtuigtypen-waargenomen-op-vliegveld-Valkenburg/Wasp_HAS_1_XT416_RNavy-1]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jul-2013 00:21 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Jul-2013 00:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]
17-Feb-2014 16:13 Nepa Updated [Operator]
08-Dec-2014 13:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Country]
08-Dec-2014 20:54 Anon. Updated [Country]

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