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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64747
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:27-FEB-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:661 Sqn AAC
Registration: XT836
MSN: WA598
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Detmold -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Detmold, West Germany
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Despite being warned, the aircraft entered cloud on take off from Detmold, West Germany. XT836 crashed after the pilot became disorientated while in a turn due to the snow covered ground. He received major injuries

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1973.htm
2. photo of wreckage: http://www.ukserials.com/images/losses/xt836.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jun-2013 23:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Feb-2014 19:38 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Nov-2018 09:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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