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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175475
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 VH-3A Sea King
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps
Registration: 150612
MSN: 61-098
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Gran Cayo -   Bahamas
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Gran Cayo
Crashed in sea. Seven security personal and three crew on board. Helicopter was operating in support of President Richard Nixon (who was not on board).


El Litoral 27 May 1973, p1
Netherlands National Archive, UPI press photo of the crashed helicopter:

Revision history:

17-Apr-2015 10:45 TB Added
11-Feb-2020 16:20 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]
06-Mar-2020 09:09 kolibriforensics Updated [Operator, Narrative]
22-May-2021 18:25 Hoekb03 Updated [Source]

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