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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149173
Last updated: 24 November 2019
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Date:23-NOV-2003
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky MH-53M Pave Low III
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 70-1625
C/n / msn: 65-335
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 miles east of Bagram Air Base -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bagram
Destination airport:Jalalabad, AF
Narrative:
Five U.S. soldiers were killed and eight others were injured Nov. 23 when their helicopter crashed near Bagram, Afghanistan. U.S. military helicopter and the soldiers were taking part in an operation called Mountain Resolve in the eastern part of the country.

Sources:

http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/chopper-crew-november-2003.htm
http://en.people.cn/200311/24/eng20031124_128860.shtml_
https://www.helis.com/database/cn/13622/


Images:

Photo of 70-1625 courtesy AirHistory.net


Dublin / Phoenix Park [ Off-Airport ]
10 December 2000; (c) Fergal Goodman

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Sep-2012 23:45 gerard57 Added
17-Sep-2012 08:31 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2012 13:29 krasatpi Added [[Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]]
25-Jun-2014 09:48 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
16-Apr-2019 18:16 helicoptergirl03 Updated [Total occupants, Destination airport, Narrative]

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