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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64757
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:30-JUL-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH 1
Owner/operator:2nd Gurkha Air Platoon, British Army Air Corps
Registration: XT216
MSN: WA/375
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Padawan, Kuching, Sarawak -   Malaysia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Padawan, Malaysia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) 30/7/1966: Sank uncontrollably shortly after take off from Padawan airstrip. It landed heavily causing the main rotors to shear off the tail boom. The two New Zealand Army aircrew and two passengers escaped safely

Sources:

1.http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padawan_municipality


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Oct-2011 20:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Sep-2013 07:52 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2014 01:55 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Nature, Narrative]

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