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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 84184
Last updated: 24 September 2017
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Date:27-JAN-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell HTL-4 Sioux
Owner/operator:1st MAW, VMO-6, USMC
Registration: 128625
C/n / msn: 280
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ku-Dong, Incheon -   South Korea
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Ku-Dong, Incheon, South Korea
Narrative:
Attached to 1st MAW. Crashed in high winds while making approach to Ku-Dong, Incheon, Korea: Engine failure, partial autorotational landing, total loss. Flipped over while landing after hitting guide wire 5 feet off the ground. Both crew - Col. Frank P Hager Junior and Captain Robert E. Luther (both USMC) - were uninjured.

Sources:

1. U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and MATS Aircraft Lost During the Korean War By Douglas E. Campbell
2. http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/korwald_info_3458.htm
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries14.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Dec-2012 18:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2013 02:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Feb-2015 15:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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