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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148217
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:21-JUL-1971
Time:
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: 68-8285
C/n / msn: 65-132
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -   Laos
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by ground fire while hovering and crashed while attempting to revover AQM-34B drone in Laos.
Crew all survived and were rescued by Air America helicopter. Helo was destroyed by US to prevent capture.

Sources:

- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Aug-2012 09:11 Uli Elch Added
08-Mar-2017 19:40 TB Updated [Registration, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]

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