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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156955
Last updated: 5 August 2019
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Date:28-OCT-1982
Time:
Type:Westland Wasp HAS.1
Owner/operator:829 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XS568
C/n / msn: F9579
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near HMS Falmouth, Gulf of Honduras -   Belize
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Falmouth, Gulf of Honduras
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ditched into the Gulf of Honduras off Belize astern of HMS Falmouth after vibration and power loss on take off. The three crew were rescued safely. To Fleetlands Apprentice School as A2715 then to Gosport as A2637

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1982.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/206/


Images:

Photo of XS568 courtesy AirHistory.net


Biggin Hill (EGKB / BQH)
20 June 1970; (c) Alex Christie

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2013 15:21 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Feb-2014 16:08 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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