ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65055
Last updated: 9 April 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:29-APR-1986
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Gazelle AH1
Owner/operator:British Army Air Corps (AAC)
Registration: XZ336
C/n / msn: 1676
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Hudswell, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:AAC Catterick
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flew into high tension wires while low flying in the Catterick military area. The aircraft came down near Middlemoor Farm, Hudswell injuring the four occupants.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1986.htm
http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/planes/dales/xz336.html
Serious birdstrike-related accidents to military aircraft of Europe and Israel: list and analysis of circumstances / W. John Richardson (Published in International 8ird Strike Committee Proceedings and Papers 23)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Aug-2010 13:14 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
07-Sep-2011 08:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Mar-2013 20:14 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Mar-2013 20:28 TB Updated [Time, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description