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Westland Wessex HU5 (S-58T), Royal Navy, XS519, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Code Number:
MYNV13P01_04.0361
Title:
Westland Wessex HU5 (S-58T), Royal Navy, XS519, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Delivered to the Royal Navy as XS519, 12/12/1964
w/o 18/03/1969

Accident report:
Date: 18/03/1969
Time: day
Owner/operator: Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: XS519
CN: WA188
Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: RNAS Sembawang - Singapore
Phase: Standing
Nature: Military
Departure airport: RNAS Sembawang
Narrative:
During transport by road the port undercarriage struck a car causing the helicopter to roll over.

Sources:
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1969.htm
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