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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231308
Last updated: 26 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky/VFW-Fokker CH-53G
Owner/operator:HSG 64 Luftwaffe
Registration: 84+46
C/n / msn: V65-044
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Sigmaringen, Baden-Württemberg -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Laupheim Air Base (ETHL)
Destination airport:Laupheim Air Base (ETHL)
The main rotor of a Luftwaffe HSG64 Sikorsky/VFW-Fokker CH-53G touched some tree tops during a low flying training mission and the pilots decided to make a short notice security landing near Sigmaringen, Baden-Württemberg. The helicopter stayed overnight in a field guarded by German Feldjäger.
All nine POB OK.
After two days of technical investigation and exchange of the rotor blades the helicopter flew back to Laupheim.

Sources:,bundeswehrhubschrauber-notlandung-100.html,bundeswehrhubschrauber-wieder-sicher-gelandet-100.html (photo's)

Revision history:

10-Dec-2019 22:12 RobertMB Added
10-Dec-2019 23:52 Geno Updated [Registration, Source]
11-Dec-2019 04:51 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
11-Dec-2019 09:12 RobertMB Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Dec-2019 10:42 RobertMB Updated [Registration]
04-Jan-2020 20:08 deed Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2020 19:43 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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