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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70944
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:23-MAY-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sea King Mk50
Owner/operator:Royal Australian Navy (RAN)
Registration: N16-098
MSN: WA787
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:90 km E of Jervis Bay -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMAS Melbourne
Destination airport:HMAS Melbourne
Narrative:
Ditched in sea after tail rotor failed.

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2010 10:50 TB Added
04-Jan-2010 10:33 TB Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2013 11:48 Nepa Updated [Operator]
21-Jun-2013 17:28 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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