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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226054
Last updated: 26 June 2019
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Date:06-JUN-2019
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration:
C/n / msn: 161997
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Imperial County Airport, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Miramar MCAS
Destination airport:Miramar MCAS
Narrative:
The helicopter caught fire midair. The pilot performed an emergency landing. Nobody was injured, but the helicopter sustained substantial damage and is probably to be considered as a write-off.

Sources:

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/06/07/marine-helicopter-catches-fire-lands-safely.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jun-2019 08:13 gerard57 Added
11-Jun-2019 08:13 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Jun-2019 13:47 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
11-Jun-2019 13:56 CPUGene Updated [Location]
12-Jun-2019 11:59 RobertMB Updated [Source]

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