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    Year 1953 accidents

    List of helicopter accidents

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    Westland dragonfly 4


    Westland dragonfly Accidents


    YearVersionC/N
    1953 hc.2 wa/h/016 UK WF311 : 16 May 1953, tail cut off by main rotors during autorotation landing, following engine failure near Kuning, in southwest peninsular Malaya while with 194 Sq.
    1953 hc.4 wa/h/108 UK WT845 : w/o 21 Jan 1953 when main blades detached after rotor hub failure, nr Chemor, Malaya while working up for 194 Sq.
    1953 hr.3 wa/h/028 UK WG714 : 21 Oct 1953 heavy landing c 2nm E of Boscombe Down, after control and instrument failure, while with A&AEE
    1953 hr.3 wa/h/058 UK WG748 : ff 10 Nov 1952. dd as HR.3 to Gosport 1 Dec 1952, 705Sq, from West Malling to Holland 2 Feb 1953 for flood relief from Gilze-Rijen, badly damaged during landing on Overflakkee Is 8 Feb 1953 and w/o
        4 C/N found.


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