Aerospatiale SE3130 Alouette II

This model is a version of alouette ii

c/n 1596

Year 1961 to 1983

Helicopter Aerospatiale SE3130 Alouette II Serial 1596 Register XR380 used by Army Air Corps (British Army). Built 1961. Aircraft history

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united kingdom XR380
Army Air Corps
Delivered as XJ380 in error. 6 Flt (Netheravon) by Sep 1972. Crashed as a UNFICYP machine when caught its underslung load on its skid and it rolled down a hillside on 11 June 1983
united kingdom XR380
Army Air Corps
I was flying it when it crashed in the Danish Sector of the Green line. I suffered a crush fracture of T12 (Spine), and subsequently did not fly again for 6 months. I was lifting jerry cans of water from the lower pad of the landing site when it happened. Tony Davies
united kingdom XR380
Army Air Corps
Tony Remember it well.It was a saturday morning.Do you remember myself and major b coming out to you.When I saw how far the aircraft had fallen down the hill I thought you were gone.Luckily not.Points to note not a good idea to have a smoke when the fuel tank is split. Dave G
united kingdom XR380
Army Air Corps
Tony, It was raining like hell and the r/t silence was deafening. You and I flew into the same site to lay the ghost about a year later. Deni D

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