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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70947
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:21-OCT-1975
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: N16-117
MSN: WA792
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shoalhaven Bight -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ditched and rolled over in sea of Nowra. Failure of MGB oil filter bolts.

Sources:

http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//
SURVEY OF SERIOUS AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS INVOLVING FATIGUE FRACTURE VOL. 2 ROTARY-WING AIRCRAFT
by Glen S. Campbell, R.T.C. Lahey National Aeronautical Establishment (Canada)
http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a137255.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2010 11:27 TB Added
04-Jan-2010 10:32 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2013 10:38 Nepa Updated [Operator]
21-Jun-2013 17:03 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
09-Aug-2017 08:45 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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