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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153638
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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Date:28-FEB-1955
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12A (HT.1)
Owner/operator:706 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: XB524
MSN: 553
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Gosport (HMS Siskin), Gosport, Hampshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Gosport (HMS Siskin), Gosport, Hampshire
Destination airport:RNAS Gosport (HMS Siskin), Gosport, Hampshire
Narrative:
Ex US Navy BuAer No 134743, delivered 13/8/1953, to the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm under MDAP (Military Assistance Development Program). Issued to 706 NAS at RNAS Gosport

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28/2/1955 when made a heavy auto rotation landing at RNAS Gosport (HMS Siskin), Gosport, Hampshire. It bounced forward collapsing the front oleos and rolled over. Aircraft broken up for spares and parts, some of which were used to repair Hiller HT.1 XB481 (c/no. 541)

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1955.htm
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/154/
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries15.html
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XB
5. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2013 16:33 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 07:37 Nepa Updated [Operator]
07-May-2020 00:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-May-2020 00:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
18-Aug-2020 20:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
29-Aug-2020 09:40 Apen Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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