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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121277
Last updated: 13 August 2019
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Date:11-OCT-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53 Yas'ur (Sea Stallion)
Owner/operator:Heyl Ha'Avir (Israeli Air Force)
Registration: 131
C/n / msn: 65-235
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sinai -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Egyptian SAM. Pilots David Magal and El'azar Nachlon killed. Two crew ejected.

Sources:

1. http://myplace.frontier.com/~anneled/IAFinventory.html#helicopters
La Nación 21 October 1973, p20A (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Mar-2011 04:39 TB Added
05-May-2017 17:43 TB Updated [Location, Source]

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