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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56521
Last updated: 12 December 2019
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Date:13-FEB-1975
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Gazelle AH1
Owner/operator:A&AEE Boscombe Down (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment Boscombe Down)
Registration: XW901
C/n / msn: 1196
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Suffield Ranges, AB -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on frozen lake during cold weather trials. The pilot had failed to recover fast rate descent over snow covered terrain.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1975.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Sep-2011 13:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
12-Mar-2013 18:30 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Jun-2016 12:13 bargaz Updated [Operator]

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