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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148221
Last updated: 13 April 2019
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Date:06-APR-1972
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: 68-10365
C/n / msn: 65-171
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:SE of Mieu Giang River/Cam Lo bridge, S.Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by AAA during "Bat 21" rescue attempt, SE of Mieu Giang River/Cam Lo bridge Quang Tri Province, SVN.
All aboard killed.

Sources:

- JF Baugher


Revision history:

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31-Aug-2012 09:24 Uli Elch Added

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