Bristol Type 192 Belvedere





c/n 13364


Year 1962 to 1963






Helicopter Bristol Type 192 Belvedere Serial 13364 Register XG473 used by Royal Air Force. Built 1962. Aircraft history






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Royal Air Force
del RAF as Belvedere HC.1 XG473, 29May62
w/o 04May63.
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Royal Air Force
MY Long Merarap Accident ( 04-may-63 )
Konfrontasi
w/o 4 May 1963 nr Lawas (Tusan Valley) in Borneo, while with 66 Sq. This was a catalyst for grounding the Belvedere fleet for 2 months while investigations were carried out. Sycamore HR.14 XL822 was subsequently sent to investigate the crash site.
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Royal Air Force
10 Apr 2018 partial fuselage section and rotor blade fragments in the Special Forces: In the shadows temporary exhibition at the National Army Museum. (Tentative identification from crash date on exhibit caption).
united kingdom XG473
Royal Air Force
UK National Army Museum Exhibit - wreckage ( 10-apr-18 )
10Apr18 wreckage at National Army Museum
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Royal Air Force
This was the aircraft that my step dad's father was flying (Flt Lt A. P. J. Dodson) I've just informed him what I found (the wreckage being at the national army museum) If there is any more information surrounding this, I'd love to know. It carries a great deal of sentiment to the family.


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