ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146800
Last updated: 18 December 2014
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Date:19-JUL-2012
Time:05:20 p.m.
Type:Sikorsky MH-53E
Owner/operator:US Navy (HM-15)
Registration: 162514
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:58 miles southwest of Muscat, Oman -   Oman
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An US Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 and with five people aboard, crashed Thursday over Oman.
Aircraft crashed during heavy lift. Two crew members died.

Sources:
http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/07/navy-mh-53-crash-oman-071912/
http://hamptonroads.com.nyud.net/2012/07/2-missing-after-norfolkbased-navy-helicopter-crash
http://www.public.navy.mil/navsafecen/Documents/statistics/AvSummaries.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jul-2012 10:20 Black Typhoon Added
20-Jul-2012 19:48 Black Typhoon Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2012 09:38 krasatpi Updated [Time, Registration, Source, Narrative]
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