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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70718
Last updated: 29 November 2019
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Date:07-NOV-1971
Time:21:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-124A Sea King (S-61B)
Owner/operator:Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)
Registration: 12420
C/n / msn: 61-286
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Caribbean Sea, off HMCS Nipigon -   Bermuda
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMCS Nipigon
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Suffered single engine failure on take-off. Pilot attempted to return while also dumping fuel. Flight deck ready for emergency recovery but a/c became uncontrollable and crashed near the ship. Black moonless night. Difficult recovery by boat of sole survivor and some wreckage. Date was 7/11 local, so 8/11 GMT. (HEG, ship air controller).

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20121123090555/http://www.scramble.nl:80/milbase.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20071031101840/http://www.ody.ca/%7Ebwalker/CAF_Sea_King_detailed_list.htm
https://www.helis.com/database/cn/8137/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2009 00:13 TB Added
28-Dec-2009 12:38 TB Updated [Nature]
28-Dec-2009 12:38 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
25-Aug-2011 07:11 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Source]
05-Sep-2011 06:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2011 06:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [[Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]]
05-Sep-2011 06:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Source]
20-Nov-2012 13:16 KellyBermuda Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2012 10:44 TB Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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