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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238111
Last updated: 16 July 2020
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Time:c. 16:00
Type:Sikorsky CU-60A Black Hawk
Owner/operator:UC Helitanker 1 LLC
Registration: N60CU
C/n / msn: 70257
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Douglas County Minden, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Minden-Douglas County Airport, NV (MEV/KMEV)
Destination airport:Minden-Douglas County Airport, NV (MEV/KMEV)
During an aerial fire-fighting flight northeast of Minden, Nevada, the snorkel tube hit the fuselage of the aircraft. The helicopter sustained minor damage and the two occupants onboard were not injured during the incident.

*note: the helicopter is registerede by the FAA with its former US Army serial 80-23499 as "cn".

Sources:,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:11-JUL-20,MINDEN,N60CU (photo)

Revision history:

15-Jul-2020 22:56 Geno Added
16-Jul-2020 00:58 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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