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Date:27-AUG-1976
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PUMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Puma HC.1 (SA 330E)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: XW230
MSN: WA1191
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Salamanca -   Belize
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Salamanca Foresty Camp
Destination airport:
Narrative:
One engine failed on take off. Lost control and crashed into trees besite the pad.

Sources:

https://www.pprune.org/archive/index.php/t-291219.html
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1976.htm
El Siglo de Torreón 29 August 1976, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 08:04 pab-uk Updated
19-Feb-2010 10:33 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
24-Feb-2010 01:53 TB Updated [Registration, Source]
15-Jan-2012 14:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
04-Jun-2012 08:07 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Jul-2012 21:58 Anon. Updated [Date]
21-Sep-2012 06:07 TB Updated [Source]
16-Aug-2015 17:17 TB Updated [Source]

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