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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64762
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:29-JAN-1966
Time:
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
Registration: XT161
MSN: WA/320
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Falaise Field, Aden -   Yemen
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Falaise Field, Aden, Yemen
Narrative:
Sank while being brought to the hover at Falaise Field, Aden after the wind suddenly changed. The tail rotor struck the ground then the aircraft spun into the ground. The three crew escaped safely

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/32653/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Oct-2011 19:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
04-Sep-2013 02:16 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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