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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214289
Last updated: 19 October 2020
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Date:09-AUG-2018
Time:evening
Type:Silhouette image of generic H64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing AH-64E Apache
Owner/operator:Army Air Corps
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:2 miles S of Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey (VLY/EGOV)
Destination airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey (VLY/EGOV)
Narrative:
The helicopter landed in a field at Ffridd Bryn Coch Farm, Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, two miles south of Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd during an exercise following a electical issue. The aircraft had been out on a training exercise with two others from RAF Valley on Anglesey when it ran into difficulty.

There were no injuries, and no apparent damage to the helicopter, which was left "parked" overnight

The electrical failure was solved next day at Welshpool Airport.

Sources:

1. https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/gallery/pictures-show-apache-helicopter-after-15011936
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trawsfynydd
3. https://www.yell.com/biz/m-p-jones-and-son-dolgellau-195360/
4. https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/apache-helicopter-pictured-airbase-just-15016548
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https://www.google.co.uk/maps/search/Ffridd+Bryn+Coch,+Ganllwyd,+Dolgellau,+LL40+2LB/@52.8358501,-3.9312763,1908m/data=!3m1!1e3

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Aug-2018 06:46 Iceman 29 Added
10-Aug-2018 08:36 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Phase, Embed code]
10-Aug-2018 11:47 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2018 16:28 Aerossurance Updated [Location]
10-Aug-2018 18:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
10-Aug-2018 21:29 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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