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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148215
Last updated: 31 October 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky HH-53C Super Jolly
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 68-8283
C/n / msn: 65-130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ban Tang, 1 mile S, Laos -   Laos
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Shot down by ground fire 1 mi S of Ban Tang, Savannakhet Province, Laos.
All 5 onboard killed.


- JF Baugher

Revision history:

31-Aug-2012 09:05 Uli Elch Added
31-Aug-2012 09:06 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]

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