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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166894
Last updated: 23 March 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk
Owner/operator:United States Army
Registration: 79-23333
C/n / msn: 70150
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Calivigny -   Grenada
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
During the US invasion of Grenada, Operation Urgent Fury, because of hostile ground fire, one UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed into another. The two helicopters went down in a tangled mess.
A third helicopter tried to take off, bent went out of control and crashed into the wreckage of the other two helicopters. There were no major injuries, but three soldiers were struck by the blades of a helicopter and died.


Revision history:

12-Jun-2014 18:08 gerard57 Added
12-Jun-2014 18:27 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
08-Jul-2014 15:31 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]

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