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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139621
Last updated: 9 August 2019
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Date:13-SEP-1989
Time:
Type:Westland Scout AH.1
Owner/operator:658 Sqn AAC
Registration: XP910
C/n / msn: F9511
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Netheravon, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Netheravon, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Immediately after take off from Netheravon, Wiltshire for an abseiling sortie the nose pitched up and the tail rotor struck the ground. The nose then pitched down and the aircraft rotated into the ground. The three abseilers and the pilot were uninjured. Caused by the failure of the port cyclic servo jack.

Aircraft deemed to be beyond economic repair. To Wroughton store until being allocated to ground instruction at Middle Wallop at the Army's School of Electrical and Aeronautical Engineering

Later rebuilt to static display standards, and now serving as gate-guard for the Museum of Army Flying at Middle Wallop

Sources:

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/XP910.html
www.ukserials.com/losses-1989.htm
http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?regsearch=XP910

http://westlandscout.com/sitemap.aspx


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Nov-2011 23:23 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Sep-2012 02:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-Oct-2012 11:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Jan-2013 05:59 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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