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    Default Re: BORNEO - Sepalot

    That Scout had an unfortunate accident:
    Home ASN Aviation Safety WikiBase

    ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138659

    Last updated: 11 November 2012


    Date:

    23-SEP-1966

    Time:

    Type:

    Westland Scout AH.Mk.1

    Operator:

    11 Flt BAAC .


    Registration:

    XR598


    C/n / msn:

    Fatalities:

    Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4

    Other fatalities:

    0

    Airplane damage:

    Written off (damaged beyond repair)

    Location:

    Bakalalan, Sarawak. - Malaysia

    Phase:

    Approach

    Nature:

    Military
    Departure airport

    Destination airport:

    Bakalalan.

    Narrative:
    XR598 was approaching to land when its tail rotor struck a tree as the result of an uncontrollable yaw to the right.
    The tail rotor was broken off and the main rotor was damaged.
    The Scout crashed to the ground and two of the four occupants were injured.

    Sources:
    http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm

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