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 and location



Helicopter Bristol Type 192 Belvedere  Serial 13364 Register XG473 used by Royal Air Force. Built 1962. Aircraft history and location
By Dave Taskis




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XG473

united kingdom Royal Air Force

1962-05-29del RAF as Belvedere HC.1 XG473, 29May62
w/o 04May63.
1963-05-04ALong Merarap Accident 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. Konfrontasi
2018-04-10 Remains - exhibit 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).
BNational Army Museum Exhibit - wreckage wreckage at National Army Museum

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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