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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236986
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:03-DEC-1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sea King Mk 48
Owner/operator:Belgian Air Force
Registration: RS03
MSN: WA.833
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mont-Saint Gilbert -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Dual engine failure due to icing resulting in an autorotation crash landing in a field. Aircraft was flown back to EBFN as a sling load by an American CH-47 chinook and repaired. As a result FOD deflectors were placed on all the Seaking’s protecting the engine intakes.

Sources:

http://www.sbap.be/events/2016/002ebfnsk2016/002ebfnsk2016.htm
https://www.helis.com/database/cn/722/
https://www.helispot.be/hs/helicopters/detail.asp?id=G3H1h8


Revision history:

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