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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157611
Last updated: 18 February 2020
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Date:30-OCT-1969
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:28 Squadron Royal Air Force (28 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XR477
C/n / msn: WA409
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fan Ling, New Territories -   Hong Kong
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kai Tak, Hong Kong
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 30/10/1969: Lost the main rotor after hitting power cables and crashed near Fan Ling, New Territories, Hong Kong. Both crew killed. Struck off Charge 4/11/69 as CAT 5(Scrap)

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1969.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26961/
3. https://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/485933-any-borneo-whirlwind-veterans-here-6.html
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fanling


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2013 22:18 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Jul-2013 22:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Country, Narrative]
15-Jul-2013 22:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Country]
14-Nov-2018 15:57 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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