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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64760
Last updated: 19 September 2020
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Date:07-APR-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:4 (AOP) Flt RA
Registration: XT178
C/n / msn: WA/337
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nicosia -   Cyprus
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nicosia, Cyprus
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During forced landing practice the tail rotor touched the ground lightly. Finding no apparent damage the pilot took off again. The tail rotor then failed and the aircraft crashed and burnt out near Nicosia, Cyprus

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Oct-2011 19:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2013 08:22 Nepa Updated [Operator]
07-Sep-2013 04:54 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Source]

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