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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148213
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Date:18-JAN-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky HH-53B Super Jolly
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 66-14430
C/n / msn: 65-045
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tchepone, 9 miles SE, Laos -   Laos
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by ground fire 9 mi SE of Tchepone, Savannakhet Province, Laos.
All crew rescued, but helicopter destroyed by US aircraft to prevent enemy capture.

Sources:

- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Aug-2012 08:41 Uli Elch Added

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