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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55111
Last updated: 21 March 2019
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Date:25-JUL-1989
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic H47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing Chinook HC1 (CH-47C)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: ZA717
C/n / msn: B.848/MA029
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Mount Pleasant -   Falkland Islands
Phase: Take off
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Mount Pleasant
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Struck the ground and rolled over due to mechanical failure while hovering caused by the fitment on a rear transmission input pinion in reverse.

Sources:

http://www.mod.uk/NR/rdonlyres/A16025D9-85B4-4D51-876C-6B1EF54F1465/0/maas89_02_chinook_hc1_za717_25jul89.pdf
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1989.htm\


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Apr-2010 04:56 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2012 18:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2012 06:26 TB Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
20-Dec-2016 15:02 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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