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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55994
Last updated: 1 November 2019
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Date:24-MAR-1984
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallion
Owner/operator:USMC
Registration: 157132
C/n / msn: 65-225
Fatalities:Fatalities: 29 / Occupants: 29
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Hunghae -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A CH-53D crashed into mountain in Korea during a night troop operation, killing 29. Probable cause: air crew error, lack of crew coordination, supervisory error.

Sources:

http://www.helis.com/database/accidents/?model=83
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-05-14/local/me-5469_1_marine-corps-super-stallion-helicopter/2


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Dec-2012 02:39 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Country]
20-Apr-2013 12:44 krasatpi Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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