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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65075
Last updated: 18 September 2019
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Date:17-FEB-1978
Time:
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: XX404
C/n / msn: 1336
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jonesborough, Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lost control during turn when flying at high speed to avoid small arms fire. Helicopter struck a wall and came to rest in a field on its right side.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1978.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Mar-2011 03:26 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
06-Sep-2011 00:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2012 02:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
12-Mar-2013 19:39 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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