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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71177
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:22-MAR-2003
Time:04:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sea King ASaC7
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: XV650
MSN: WA638
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:northern Arabian Gulf -   Kuwait
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Ark Royal
Destination airport:
Narrative:
In-flight collision in early morning darkness with Sea King XV704.

Sources:

Air Forces Monthly
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-2003.htm


Images:

Photo of XV650 courtesy AirHistory.net


Leeuwarden (EHLW / LWR)
19 June 1990; (c) Joop de Groot

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2010 11:59 TB Added
07-Mar-2010 11:10 TB Updated [Time, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2011 05:30 TB Updated [Operator]
22-Jun-2013 16:35 TB Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
22-Jun-2013 16:46 TB Updated [Time, Location, Country]

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