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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161683
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:16-JAN-1961
Time:
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS.7
Owner/operator:737 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XN383
C/n / msn: WA/313
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel, off Portland, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Portland, Dorset (EGDP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 16/1/1961, XN383 ("PO-775") a Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 of 737 Sqn FAA RN was written off when it ditched into the English Channel off Portland, Dorset, after loss of power. The three crew were rescued

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1961.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/26762/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Oct-2013 22:51 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Mar-2014 23:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]

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