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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64778
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1976
Time:
Type:Westland Scout AH.1
Owner/operator:652 Sqn British AAC
Registration: XV133
C/n / msn: F9708
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While serving with 652 Sqn, Northern Ireland, the aircraft crashed near Crossmaglen, Armagh, after the pilot became disorientated flying into low cloud at night. Both the pilot, WO2 Brian Anthony Jackson, and the passenger, Cpl Arthur Kenneth Ford Royal Signals, were killed. Both aircrew were picked up the next morning from the crash site and flown with dignity in an RAF Wessex Mk 2 (XT 671) to Musgrave Park Hospital,Belfast. The Wessex crewman, Sgt Keith Faulkner, had spoken to the Scout crew about 9.30pm on the evening of the crash. We Will Remember Them.

Sources:

1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westland_Scout
2. http://www.westlandscout.com/Pages/listPage3.aspx
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1976.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jun-2011 22:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2013 05:58 Nepa Updated [Operator]
20-Apr-2013 00:35 Anon. Updated [Operator, Narrative]
21-Jun-2013 17:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
31-May-2017 09:18 Keith Updated [Narrative]
31-May-2017 10:27 Keith Updated [Narrative]
25-Nov-2018 15:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Nov-2019 17:02 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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