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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73306
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:31-MAR-1976
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sea King HAS1
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: XV669
MSN: WA657
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:18 mi S of Portland Bill, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Blake, off Portland, Dorset
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ditched in the English Channel after main rotor blade balance weights detached while in a hover.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1976.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2010 08:13 TB Added
04-Mar-2010 08:35 TB Updated [Narrative]
15-Jan-2013 10:36 Nepa Updated [Operator]
21-Jun-2013 17:08 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Jun-2013 06:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jun-2013 18:56 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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