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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64779
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:23-OCT-1974
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:11 Flt AAC
Registration: XT163
MSN: WA322
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Jemaluang, Mersing, Johor -   Malaysia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jemaluang, Malaysia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Having dropped off at Jemaluang, Mersing, Malaysia during a night CASEVAC exercise, XT163 struck trees shortly after take off at approximate co-ordinates 2 17′ 0″ N, 103 52′ 0″ E.

The helicopter crashed and caught fire, killing the pilot, who had become disorientated due to his lack of food over the previous 24 hours. It took the rescue team two days to reach the crash site

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1974.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/sqd/664-Squadron/
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jemaluang


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Oct-2011 20:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-May-2013 13:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]
02-Jul-2013 13:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Nov-2019 15:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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