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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208690
Last updated: 5 August 2020
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Date:30-JUN-2017
Time:c. 11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk
Owner/operator:National Airborne Service Corps (NASC)
Registration: NA-703
C/n / msn: 1227282
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:off Taichung Harbour -   Taiwan
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Taichung Airport
Destination airport:Taichung Airport
Narrative:
During the third hosting operation of a SAR exercise the hook assembly separated from the hoist cable, causing two rescuers to fall into the sea. The two were recovered by a surface craft. One sustained minor injuries but the other was seriously injured.

Sources:

https://www.asc.gov.tw/upload/acd_att/NA-703%20factual%20report.pdf
http://aerossurance.com/safety-management/hoist-assembly-errors-sar/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Apr-2018 10:34 Aerossurance Added

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