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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238737
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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Date:04-AUG-1966
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12B
Owner/operator:Bristow Helicopters Ltd
Registration: G-ASVJ
MSN: 537
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Middle Wallop, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Middle Wallop, Hampshire (EGVP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hiller UH-12B G-ASVJ: First registered (C of R R.8288/1) on 11/8/1964 to Bristow Helicopters Ltd., Redhill Aerodrome, Redhill, Surrey. Helicopter built largely from ex-RN FAA (Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm) Hiller HTE-2 XB477 (which was damaged when it crashed at Predannack, Cornwall on 31/10/1961), with other parts from another ex-RN FAA Hiller HTE-2, XB519 (wrecked when crash at Fareham Creek, Hampshire, 18/8/1960).

Used by Bristow Helicopters at Middle Wallop, in civil guise, as part of a contract with the Army Air Corps to train helicopter pilots.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 4/8/1966 when crashed near Middle Wallop, Hampshire (details currently lacking).

Registration G-ASVJ belatedly cancelled by the Secretary of State, Air Ministry 15/10/1968 as "P.W.F.U." ("Permanently Withdrawn From use")

Sources:

1. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-ASVJ.pdf
2. https://www.helis.com/database/cn/140/
3. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=567
4. http://www.rotorspot.nl/historic/g-1.php
5. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jul-2020 23:00 Dr. John Smith Added

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