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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152510
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR.4 (S-55T)
Owner/operator:155 Squadron Royal Air Force (155 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XJ431
MSN: WA/47
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Port Dickson Beach -   Malaysia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
First flown: 31 May 55,as "XD800", but delivered to the Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ431, on 2 Jun 55 (as serial XD800 re-allocated to a Canadiar Sabre F.4).

Written off (damaged beyond repair) on 1 Aug 58: After partial engine failure, the pilot made an emergency landing on mud flats on Port Dickson Beach, Malaya. XJ431 was submerged by the incoming tide, and scrapped due to salt water contamination of the airframe.


Revision history:

14-Jan-2013 09:28 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 14:44 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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