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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64742
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:British Army Air Corps (AAC)
Registration: XT238
MSN: WA397
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aldridge, Staffordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Crashed at Aldridge, Staffordshire during an attempt to free a parachutist trapped on power lines. The rescue rope caught on the power lines and the tail rotor struck the rope. The two crew and the parachutist were injured.


Revision history:

24-Oct-2011 17:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
16-Jun-2013 10:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-May-2014 19:43 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
06-Jul-2015 03:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]

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