ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161685
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Narrative:On 7/2/1961, XN357 ("626") a Whirlwind HAS.7 of 719 Sqn FAA RN was written off when it ditched into the sea approximately 12 nm East-South-East of Torr Head, County Antrim, Northern Ireland after loss off power. Fortunately there were no casualties amongst the three crew who were all safely picked up.
|Type:||Westland Whirlwind HAS.7|
|Owner/operator:||719 Sqn FAA RN|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||approx. 12 nm ESE of Torr Head, County Antrim, Northern Ireland -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||RNAS Eglinton (EGAE)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
||Dr. John Smith
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