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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55072
Last updated: 20 May 2020
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Date:19-APR-1979
Time:
Type:Westland Wessex HC2 (S-58T)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: XR500
C/n / msn: WA/125
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hong Kong harbour -   Hong Kong
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kai Tak
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into Hong Kong harbour during winching exercise in foggy weather.
Crashed into Mirs Bay. NOT THE HARBOUR

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1979.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jan-2011 15:09 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
24-Oct-2012 08:23 TB Updated [Registration, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source]
07-Jul-2013 01:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Jul-2013 19:19 TB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2019 15:14 Roger Phillips Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]

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