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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194040
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:16-MAY-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 154875
C/n / msn: 65138
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chocklate Mts, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed while on a mission to install communications relay equipment atop Toro Peak. One of the sixteen men on board was killed in the accident.

Sources:

Air Forces Monthly
https://joeidoni.smugmug.com/Aircraft-Crash-Sites/Toro-Peak-CH-53A-Sea-Stallion/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Mar-2017 19:15 TB Added
01-Aug-2017 17:32 gerard57 Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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