Incident Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55) XM668,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161318
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Date:Wednesday 24 July 1963
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 (S-55)
Owner/operator:847 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XM668
MSN: WA/259
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Challaborough Beach, Challaborough Bay, South Hams, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RNAS Culdrose (EGDR)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 XM668 ("S" of 847 Sqn FAA RN) was written off on 24/7/1963: Force landed onto the beach at Challaborough Bay, South Hams, Devon after the engine had failed 400 yards offshore. XM668 rolled onto its starboard side but the two crew escaped safely. Allocated to the fire dump at Culdrose



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08-Oct-2013 23:11 Dr. John Smith Added

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