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Apache Emergency Landing near Sleaford

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Apache Emergency Landing near Sleaford

Post by SpilsbyPete » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:10 pm

I see on Look North Today they had a feature on a Apache that
made a emergency landing near Sleaford
Does anyone know exactly where and what was the Serial No.

Thanks in Advance
Pete

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Re: Apache Emergency Landing near Sleaford

Post by reaper493 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:26 pm

There are few posts on twitter from the army air corps of it, it's apparently near helpringham. It's tied down very securely with the weather forecast. Engineers will be looking at it once the wind has died down.
It's of course under 24hr guard. There are some photos on the WAVE group on Facebook but none are clear enough to be able to read the serial.

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Re: Apache Emergency Landing near Sleaford

Post by David Thompson » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:31 pm

Report and photos in a Lincolnshire newspaper ; https://lincolnshirereporter.co.uk/2020 ... -sleaford/ .
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Re: Apache Emergency Landing near Sleaford

Post by king2042 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:55 pm

It looks to be sinking.

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Re: Apache Emergency Landing near Sleaford

Post by Ross Forsyth » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:28 pm

Believe it may be ZJ230 which was at Otterburn last week

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Re: Apache Emergency Landing near Sleaford

Post by tommc » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:08 am

SpilsbyPete wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:10 pm
I see on Look North Today they had a feature on a Apache that
made a emergency landing near Sleaford
Does anyone know exactly where and what was the Serial No.

Thanks in Advance
Pete
It was ZJ230, just south of Heckington, a field near Helpringham.

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Re: Apache Emergency Landing near Sleaford

Post by britaylor » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:21 am

On Helpringham /Donnington road

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Re: Apache Emergency Landing near Sleaford

Post by AFaviation » Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:28 am

Techies have told a local it has major hydraulic issues so cannot be repaired in situ, it will now be dismantled in the field and transported back to Wattisham.

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Re: Apache Emergency Landing near Sleaford

Post by Tally-ho » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:22 pm

Recovery back to Wattisham is well underway, the rotor blades have been removed and a metal surface have been laid onto the field to assist matters.
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Re: Apache Emergency Landing near Sleaford

Post by jamesg23 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:49 pm

A tweet from the AAC at the weekend said it had hydraulic fluid down the side of it

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