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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64758
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:02-AUG-1976
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sioux AH.1
Owner/operator:664 Squadron Royal Air Force (664 Sqn RAF)
Registration: XT115
MSN: 1573
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Belize -   Belize
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Belize
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While attempting to find a suitable landing spot on uneven hills in Belize, the rear of the starboard skid became wedged against a boulder. As the pilot applied power the nose rose and the aircraft began to rock. It then struck the ground heavily and caught fire. Both crew escaped safely

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1976.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Oct-2011 19:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Oct-2011 23:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Country, Narrative]
01-May-2013 17:20 Nepa Updated [Operator]
27-Jun-2013 20:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source]

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