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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63004
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller UH-12B
Owner/operator:Fison-Airwork Ltd
Registration: G-APUH
MSN: 744
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sahara Desert, near Setar -   Tunisia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Setar, Tunisia
Built at Palo Alto in 1955. Briefly on the Swiss civil register as HB-XAN for one one month only (June 1955) for the ferry flight to Zurich. and first registered in Germany 27.6.55 as D-HABA. Sold to UK, and re-registered as G-APUH 14.5.59 to Fison-Airwork Ltd, Bourn, Cambridgeshire. C of A issued 29.5.59, and soon afterwards, shipped out to Sub-Saharan Africa for a crop spraying contract

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 19.12.59 when crashed in the Sahara Desert near Setar, Tunisia. Registration G-APUH cancelled 26.1.60 as aircraft "destroyed"



Other occurrences involving this aircraft

10 Apr 1956 D-HABA Bundesgrenzschutz (BGS) 0 Bonn-Hangelar (EDKB) sub


Hiller UH-12 G-APUH crop-spraying in Cambridgeshire in the summer of 1959 Hiller UH-12B

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
28-May-2014 23:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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