Helicopter Accidents


Year 1964 accidents

List of helicopter accidents

Aerospatiale Alouette II 6
Aerospatiale Alouette III 1
Agusta AB204 3
Bell 204 6
Bell 47 1
Bristol Type 171 Sycamore 9
Bristol Type 192 Belvedere 2
Hiller 360 1
Kaman Seasprite 13
Mitsubishi S-55 1
Piasecki H-21 1
Sikorsky S-55 H-19 5
Sikorsky S-56 H-37 1
Sikorsky S-58 H-34 30
Sikorsky S-61 H-3 6
Sikorsky S-62 HH-52 2
Sud Aviation S-58 2
Westland Scout 2
Westland Wasp 2
Westland Wessex 11
Westland Whirlwind 11

Westland Wessex Accidents

1964 has.1 wa 28 Fleet Air Arm XM869 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA028, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XM869, 16/06/1961; w/o 05/09/1964.
Fleet Air Arm XM869 : 815Sq/305-R by Jul 1961 until c Jun 1963, 815Sq/305-C by Mar 1964. Engine failure and ditched into the South China Sea off Singapore on 5 Sep 1964 whilst operating from HMS Centaur
1964 has.1 wa 32 Fleet Air Arm XM873 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA032, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XM873, 01/08/1961; w/o 10/06/1964.
Fleet Air Arm XM873 : 815Sq/307-R by Aug 1961, 815Sq/302-C by Feb 1964 w/o 10 Jun 1964 after tail rotor failure at Wadi Misrah in Adens Radfan, while operating from HMS Centaur
1964 has.1 wa 51 Fleet Air Arm XM930 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA051, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XM930, 22/01/1962; w/o 31/07/1964.
Fleet Air Arm XM930 : 815Sq/304-R by Jun 1962 (replacing XM929), 815Sq/304-C, 814 Sq/344-V by Apr 1964 lost power in hover off Singapore, ditched and sank 31 Jul 1964
1964 has.1 wa 57 Fleet Air Arm XP106 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA057, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XP106, 02/03/1962; w/o 18sep64
Fleet Air Arm XP106 : C-300 815Sq, Ditched after fire in gearbox off Eden with the loss of 3 crew, Lt R.I.Gibson, Lt Dann
1964 has.1 wa 60 Fleet Air Arm XP109 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA060, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XP109, 04/04/1962; w/o 20/04/1964.
Fleet Air Arm XP109 : ff 13 Mar 1962. 845Sq/F-A by Apr 1962, to Far East. w/o on landing 20 Apr 1964 in SW Sarawak.

1964 has.1 wa 62 Fleet Air Arm XP111 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA062, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XP111, 04/04/1962; w/o 19/10/1964.
1964 has.1 wa 74 Fleet Air Arm XP141 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA074, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XP141, 03/07/1963; w/o 28/02/1964.
Fleet Air Arm XP141 : built as HAS.1, ff 12 Jun 1962, dd to Fleetlands 3 Jul 1962 and stored. Kent Flt /181-KE by Aug 1963. Ditched and sank 27 Feb 1964 in Falmouth Bay. Airframe recovered to AIU Lee-on-Solent. GI to SAH at RNAS Culdrose by Sep 1964. To Predannack by Aug 1968.
1964 has.1 wa 81 Fleet Air Arm XP148 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA081, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XP148, 02/08/1962; w/o 17/04/1964.
Fleet Air Arm XP148 : built as HAS.1, ff 27 Jul 1962, dd to Fleetlands 2 Aug 1962 and stored; By ship to Far East and 815 Sq / 306-C by Mar 1964. Ditched and sank Apr 1964 while operating from HMS Centaur, off Aden.
1964 has.1 wa 88 Fleet Air Arm XP155 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA088, f/f:?; del Royal Navy as XP155, 18/10/1962; w/o 06/1964; to Culdrose for G/I as A2640, unk; removed to the burning pits 03/1982; perished 1987.
Fleet Air Arm XP155 : 845 Sq/B by Mar 1963. Standing at Sibu on 13 Jun 1964, was struck and damaged by 845 Sq XP112/G. Repaired.
Fleet Air Arm XP155 : 21mar67 as 819Sqd /513 ditched in Firth of Clyde, 5 miles south of Little Cumbrae after engine surge whilst in hover. Crew of 4 rescued. A/C recovered and taken to Greenock
Fleet Air Arm XP155 : Wreck to Arbroath (as /(5)31-AB) by Jul 1968
Fleet Air Arm XP155 : 03Apr79 at Portland as 737NAS /PO-663
Fleet Air Arm XP155 : To Lee (A2640) engineless by Jul 1971
Fleet Air Arm XP155 : School of Aircraft Handling by Feb 1976
Fleet Air Arm XP155 : 25jul79 at SFDO coded SAH 21
Fleet Air Arm XP155 : To Lee for BDRT by Mar 1982
1964 has.1 wa 94 Fleet Air Arm XS115 : Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA094, f/f: 20/03/1963; del Royal Navy as XS115, 03/04/1963, w/o 07/02/1964.
1964 has.31 wa206 Fleet Air Arm (RAN) N7-206 : Westland Wessex HAS.31A, c/n WA206, f/f:15/11/62; del RAN as N7-206, 886, 15May62; recoded 816, unk; ditched 24/11/64; A Mk 31A flown by LCdr Smiley USN and Lt Bronson USN on a pilot trainer exercise. Had an engine failure and ditched off Nowra. Crew safely recovered.
    11 C/N found.

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