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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65077
Last updated: 4 August 2019
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Date:25-MAY-1976
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: XW900
C/n / msn: 1195
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 1 mi S of Bad Sassendorf (EDZL) -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Soest-Bad Sassendorf (EDLZ)
Destination airport:(EDLZ)
Narrative:
Crashed after the pilot became disorientated during Night Vision Goggle Trials.

Sources:

https://www.pprune.org/military-aircrew/354780-early-nvg-flir-uk.html (posting #15)
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1976.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Sep-2011 13:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
15-Mar-2012 11:49 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
10-Jan-2013 10:24 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2013 10:34 TB Updated [Source]
10-Jan-2013 10:41 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Jun-2013 09:23 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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