Helicopter Accidents


Year 1959 accidents

List of helicopter accidents

Aerospatiale Alouette II 2
Agusta AB47 1
Boeing-Vertol V43 1
Bristol Type 171 Sycamore 4
Hiller 360 1
Nederlandse Helikopter Industrie H-3 kolibrie 1
Sikorsky S-55 H-19 4
Sikorsky S-56 H-37 2
Sikorsky S-58 H-34 12
Sud Aviation S-58 2
Sud Aviation SO-1221 Djinn 1
Westland dragonfly 1
Westland Whirlwind 9

Bristol Type 171 Sycamore Accidents

1959 Sycamore 4 13145 Ministry of Defence (MoD) XE307 : HR.14 Del A&AEE Nov 1953
Royal Air Force XE307 : 17 Sep 1959 Crashed and w/o in Cyprus, c 8nm SE of Nicosia (nr Tymbou / Kirklar), while with 103Sq.
1959 Sycamore 4 13221 Royal Air Force XE319 : HR.14. Del RAF c Aug 1954
Royal Air Force XE319 : w/o 21feb59 crashed following main rotor failure south of Kuala Lumpur while serving with 194 Sq. This accident led to the grounding of the Sycamore fleet while work was done to investigate the main rotor failure causes.
1959 Sycamore 4 13227 Royal Air Force XF267 : HR.14 built at Filton. Del RAF.
Royal Air Force XF267 : w/o 27feb59 crashed following main rotor failure 3.5nm N of Kuala Lumpur, while serving with 194Sq
1959 Sycamore 4 13471 Royal Air Force XL828 : Built at Weston-super-Mare as HR.14. Del RAF c Oct 1957.
Royal Air Force XL828 : w/o 18dec59 asg Khormaksar SAR Flt, destroyed by ground resonance in Aden, 3nm S of Al Mafhid on 18
    4 C/N found.

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