Accident Westland Whirlwind HAS7 (S-55) 103/AVL,
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Date:Saturday 18 January 1958
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAS7 (S-55)
Owner/operator:ALAT (French Army Light Aviation)
Registration: 103/AVL
MSN: WA/122
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Wadi Kabir, Masqat -   Oman
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed on take-off in darkness, heavy rain and gusty wind in attempt to recover the helicopter from sudden floods during flood relief mission. Bodies of Lt Francois Boscheron and André Morisset found February 13, 1958.


Revision history:

23-Apr-2012 09:03 TB Added
15-Jul-2012 11:24 TB Updated [Date]
11-Dec-2013 16:39 TB Updated [Registration, Operator]

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