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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199207
Last updated: 24 September 2017
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Date:25-AUG-2017
Time:19:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:20 miles off the southern coast of Yemen -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed during a training flights. Five crew members were rescued, one crew member is still missing. A press report suggests an engine power loss while winching and claims that the aircraft was from the 160th Special Operations Air Regiment (and therefore most likely an MH-60M Black Hawk). The missing crew member was pronounced dead after a number of days as his body was not found.

Sources:

http://nypost.com/2017/08/26/one-missing-after-black-hawk-helicopter-crashes-near-yemen/
https://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/soldier-missing-5-rescued-after-black-hawk-crash-off-yemen-coast-1.484567#.WaGBdHlRmzZ.twitter
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2017/08/26/american-service-member-missing-after-black-hawk-helicopter-crash-off-yemen/?utm_campaign=EBB%2008.28.2017&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_term=.623463c2841f


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Aug-2017 07:18 gerard57 Added
26-Aug-2017 07:27 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
26-Aug-2017 13:24 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source]
26-Aug-2017 14:29 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
26-Aug-2017 14:30 Aerossurance Updated [Time]
28-Aug-2017 14:13 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
02-Sep-2017 14:16 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]

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