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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148207
Last updated: 8 November 2019
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Date:26-OCT-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallion
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 156670
C/n / msn: 65-192
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Da Nang, S of -   Vietnam
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on test flight south of Da Nang, Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam.
Pilot and copilot survived, but crew chief was killed when he went back into the helicopter to rescue the pilot.

Sources:

- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Aug-2012 08:03 Uli Elch Added

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