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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153362
Last updated: 13 November 2019
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Date:22-JUN-2003
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Owner/operator:USMC
Registration: 162492
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Godoria Range -   Djibouti
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During a training exercise an 8th Air Force B-52 Stratofortress from Diego Garcia inadvertently destroyed two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters (162492 and 162519), killing a co-pilot and injuring seven others.
It has not been confirmed on which CH-53E the fatality occurred.

Sources:

http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?38698-Two-Ch-53-s-destroyed-in-Training-excersize


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Feb-2013 11:27 gerard57 Added
11-Jan-2014 20:39 harro Updated [Registration, Narrative]

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