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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179231
Last updated: 25 November 2019
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Date:02-SEP-2015
Time:21:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53E Sea Stallion
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps
Registration: 164788/EN-48
C/n / msn: 65-631
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Camp Lejeune, North Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Camp Lejeune, NC
Destination airport:Camp Lejeune, NC
Narrative:
The helicopter is reported to have made a 'hard landing' during a rappelling training exercise. One Marine died, eleven others were injured.

Sources:

https://www.wptv.com/news/national/1-marine-killed-9-hurt-in-helicopter-hard-landing-at-camp-lejeune
https://edition.cnn.com/2015/09/03/us/north-carolina-marines-helicopter-death/
http://lostarmour.info/aflosses/
http://www.scramble.nl/?option=com_sb&view=default&day=02&month=09&year=2015&sbm=Search&serial=&type=&unit=&status=&Itemid=66


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Sep-2015 13:27 gerard57 Added
03-Sep-2015 14:39 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
03-Sep-2015 14:51 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Narrative]
03-Sep-2015 17:19 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Sep-2015 17:43 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
03-Sep-2015 20:16 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
03-Sep-2015 20:17 Aerossurance Updated [Phase]
05-Jan-2016 13:06 El_serj Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]

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