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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55068
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic WESX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Wessex HC5C (S-58T)
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: XS518
MSN: WA/187
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 mi E of RAF Akrotiri -   Cyprus
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Flew into the Mediterranean Sea during SAR mission at night. Pilot survived.


1. Flight International 16 May 1987
2. Flight International 27 December 1986

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 04:49 harro Updated
13-May-2009 07:19 harro Updated
19-Jan-2011 05:36 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Narrative]
19-Jan-2011 05:52 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
04-May-2011 12:53 Anon. Updated [Date, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source]
27-Mar-2012 04:41 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2012 04:46 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Jun-2013 19:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Jun-2013 14:43 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Jun-2013 14:44 TB Updated [Narrative]

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