ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56018
Last updated: 28 November 2014
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Date:26-JAN-2005
Time:01:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Owner/operator:USMC / HMH-361
Registration: 164536
C/n / msn: 65-597
Fatalities:Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 31
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ar Rutbahh, Al Anbar Province -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Al Taqaddum (TQ)
Destination airport:Camp Korean Village (KV)
Narrative:
Crashed during sandstorm.

Sources:
Scramble 319
http://www.helis.com/database/cn/16158/
http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries23.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/meast/01/26/iraq.main/
http://jeanne_and_trev.tripod.com/iraqifreedomheroes/id101.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4209269.stm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Aug-2011 00:55 173.79.196.101 Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
28-Apr-2013 12:24 krasatpi Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
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