Incident Westland Whirlwind HAR 7 XM664,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160016
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Date:Wednesday 20 January 1960
Type:Westland Whirlwind HAR 7
Owner/operator:727 NAS FAA RN
Registration: XM664
MSN: WA/255
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:English Channel, 4 miles off RNAS Portland, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RNAS Portland, Dorset
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off 20/1/1960. The pilot was unable to maintain the hover due to over-pitching and went into forward flight. Engine RPM dropped and the aircraft ditched into the English Channel four miles off Portland, Dorset. The three crew were rescued



Revision history:

03-Sep-2013 18:51 Dr.John Smith Added
29-Jan-2014 20:15 Nepa Updated [Operator]
29-Jan-2014 20:19 Anon. Updated [Operator]
05-Mar-2015 09:30 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
05-Mar-2015 09:32 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 21:30 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Nature]

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