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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34517
Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:21-OCT-2008
Time:21:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-70C(M)-2 Thunderhawk
Owner/operator:Republic of China Navy
Registration: 2321
C/n / msn: 702574
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 nm off Hualien -   Taiwan
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter was conducting a routine combined reconnaissance and search operations along with six battleships against possible hostile submarines when it crashed at sea. One crewmember was killed, two were rescued with injures, two are missing.

Sources:

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2008/10/22/179739/Anti-sub-helicopter.htm
scramble.nl


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Oct-2008 23:51 Dmitriy Added
05-Mar-2010 13:11 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Source]

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