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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55637
Last updated: 16 November 2018
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Date:11-DEC-1978
Time:18:06
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky/VFW-Fokker CH-53G
Owner/operator:Heeresflieger (German Army Aviation) MTHR25
Registration: 84+61
C/n / msn: V65-059
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Laupheim -   Germany
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Laupheim AB (EDPM)
Narrative:
Tail rotor hit the ground during landing in poor visibility at night. The pilot Dieter Martin was killed and the helicopter totally destroyed

Sources:

scramble.nl
flugzeugforum.de, witness testimony


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Mar-2010 13:13 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Country, Source]
08-Mar-2010 13:18 TB Updated [Cn, Source]
09-Mar-2010 02:44 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
04-Aug-2010 10:48 TB Updated [Operator]
07-Aug-2010 08:41 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Narrative]
07-Aug-2010 10:35 TB Updated [Total occupants, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]
24-Jun-2018 14:00 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]

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