ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144638
Last updated: 24 October 2014
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Date:26-MAR-2012
Time:21:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-70C-6 Super Bluehawk
Owner/operator:Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF)
Registration: 7017
C/n / msn: 70-2417
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:About 13 miles (20 kilometers) west of Orchid Island -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chiayi County
Destination airport:Chiayi County
Narrative:
Taiwanís defense ministry says that a Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) Sikorsky S-70C-6 Super Bluehawk helicopter has crashed off the islandís southeast coast and five crew members are missing.

So far, one crew member was rescued, the other five are still missing. They are presumed to have died.

Sources:
http://asiancorrespondent.com/79040/taiwan-rescue-helicopter-crashes-5-missing/
http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120327000017&cid=1101

http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-photos/photos/1/8/6/1086681.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Mar-2012 01:33 gerard57 Added
27-Mar-2012 02:36 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
27-Mar-2012 03:09 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location]
03-Apr-2012 10:55 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
07-Apr-2012 05:58 RobertMB Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
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