ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71069
Last updated: 1 October 2014
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Date:05-JUL-2002
Time:14:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-3H Sea King (S-61B)
Owner/operator:United States Navy HC-2
Registration: 149684
C/n / msn: 61-101
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:USS Cushing, Northern Arabian Gulf -   Bahrain
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:USS Cushing
Narrative:
Crashed on helideck while attempting to land after an apparent tail rotor drive failure. Post crash fire. All 7 POB reported to have survived.
Aircraft coded´HU-744. HC-2, Detachment 2, was based in Bahrain.

Sources:
1. Air Forces Monthly August 2002
2. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/videos/S-61%20Crash.WMV
3. http://navysite.de/dd/dd985.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2010 12:58 TB Added
23-Mar-2011 16:42 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2011 16:44 TB Updated [Source]
28-Sep-2014 17:02 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Sep-2014 17:07 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
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