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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149074
Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Date:02-NOV-2001
Time:13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky MH-53J
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 69-5791
C/n / msn: 65-246
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:northern Afghanistan -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
MH-53 Pave Low crashed on a special operations mission in northern Afghanistan due to bad weather, injuring four on board. The entire crew has been safely recovered. F-14 Tomcats from the carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt destroyed the damaged helicopter.

Sources:

http://articles.philly.com/2001-11-03/news/25321109_1_special-forces-opposition-northern-alliance-forces-helicopter
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1969.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Sep-2012 05:24 krasatpi Added
09-Mar-2017 13:52 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Source]

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