Incident Westland Whirlwind HAR.7 XM661, 04 Feb 1960
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160022
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Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.7
Owner/operator:737 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XM661
MSN: WA/252
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel 8 miles off Portland, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RNAS Portland, Dorset
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off 4/2/1960: Ditched into the English Channel eight miles off Portland, Dorset and sank after it was hit by a large wave while in the hover which caused the engine to fade. The three crew were picked up by submarine HMS Trafalgar



Revision history:

03-Sep-2013 20:03 Dr.John Smith Added
03-Sep-2013 20:05 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Damage]
17-Feb-2014 16:14 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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