Incident Boeing Chinook HC6A (CH-47D) ZA679, Tuesday 5 January 2021
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Date:Tuesday 5 January 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic H47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing Chinook HC6A (CH-47D)
Owner/operator:28 Sqn RAF
Registration: ZA679
MSN: MA010/M7014
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Wantage, Oxfordshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A RAF Boeing Chinook HC6A helicopter, operated by 28 Squadron, made an emergency landing in a field in the area of Wantage, Oxfordshire, after a technical malfunction. There were no injuries, but the wheels of the helicopter sank into the soft ground. The aircraft was extracted on 11 January 2021, after six days in situ.


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Revision history:

08-Jan-2021 09:00 gerard57 Added
08-Jan-2021 09:55 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Jan-2021 15:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jan-2021 16:53 Gerard76 Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Embed code, Operator]
12-Jan-2021 13:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
12-Jan-2021 13:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
12-Jan-2021 13:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
27-Jun-2021 13:07 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
27-Jun-2021 13:07 Aerossurance Updated
28-Jul-2021 14:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Category]

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