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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221585
Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Date:19-AUG-1974
Time:c. 10:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic WESX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Wessex 60 (S-58)
Owner/operator:Bristow Helicopters Malaysia
Registration: 9M-ATA
MSN: WA/742
Fatalities:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 55 mi off Kuantan -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:Conoco, Atwood Oceanics Shiloh Oil Rig (09:45)
Destination airport:Kuantan
Narrative:
Crashed into the South China Sea after about 45 minutes in flight. British pilot (29), one American driller and 13 malaysian employees from Union Manpower Company. Last radio contact 10:35.

Sources:

New Straits Times 20 August 1974, p1/21 August 1974, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2019 22:32 TB Added
05-Feb-2019 22:50 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
29-Aug-2019 16:51 Balasundra K Rajoo Updated [Departure airport]

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