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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64786
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:11-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:Advanced Rotary Wg Flt AAC
Registration: XT136
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St. Mary Bourne, near Whitchurch, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:AAC Middle Wallop
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Suffered a heavy landing at St. Mary Bourne near Whitchurch, Hants after the instructor failed to observe the correct recovery techniques during a practice autorotation.

A skid caught in a hedge causing the main rotors to strike the ground. Allocated to ground instruction as 7923M.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20130717113810/http://daveg4otu.tripod.com:80/hancrash.html
http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XT


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Oct-2011 16:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Oct-2011 17:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
19-Oct-2011 06:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
06-May-2013 20:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
21-Feb-2020 14:44 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]

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