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Lough Foyle: Royal Navy helicopter wreck found after 60 years

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Royal Navy Westland Dragonfly crashed into Lough Foyle in November 1958. It was discovered by researchers working on a 3D coastal survey of Northern Ireland. Despite being heavily corroded, the frame of the helicopter and its three rotor blades remain mostly intact. It still carries stencilling of the words "Royal Navy" on its tail boom.
Published 3 months ago

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Lough Foyle: Royal Navy helicopter wreck found after 60 years

The wreck of a 1950s Westland Dragonfly was discovered by researchers mapping the coast.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Royal Navy helicopter lost for 60 years identified in Lough Foyle

The Dragonfly helicopter crashed in 1958.

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Royal Navy helicopter lost for 60 years identified in Lough Foyle

The Dragonfly helicopter crashed in 1958.

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Royal Navy helicopter lost for 60 years identified in Lough Foyle

The wreckage of a rare type of Royal Navy helicopter which crashed off the coast of Northern Ireland 60 years ago has been discovered.

3 months ago·Ketley, United Kingdom
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Coastal survery uncovers lost Royal Navy ‘Dragonfly’ Helicopter

The helicopter came down on November 25, 1958, during a recovery exercise

3 months ago·Belfast, United Kingdom
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Royal Navy helicopter lost for 60 years identified in Lough Foyle

The wreckage of a rare type of Royal Navy helicopter which crashed off the coast of Northern Ireland 60 years ago has been discovered.

3 months ago·Belfast, United Kingdom
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