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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155791
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky SH-3A Sea King (S-61)
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 151538
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Phu Ly, Nam Ha Province, North Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:USS Constellation
Destination airport:USS Constellation
Helicopter was shot down by North Vietnamese ground troops. All 4 crew killed.
The remains of the four sailors Lt. Dennis Peterson, Ensign Donald Frye, Petty Officers 2nd Class William Jackson and Donald McGrane were buried at Arlington cemetery on Thursday 2 May 2013.

- JF Baugher
- vhpa

Revision history:

06-May-2013 13:08 gerard57 Added
21-May-2013 10:58 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
21-Jun-2014 20:50 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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