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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55998
Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:19-JUL-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion
Owner/operator:USMC
Registration: 153719
C/n / msn: 65-109
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:At sea -
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operated by HMH-772 during Reserve Pilot CQ's struck another Squadron helicopter that was running on a spot but chained dowm. This helicopter flipped on the deck of the LPH USS Guam The other helicopter was crained off and repaired and returned to service.

Sources:

i was there Personal knowledge and from personnel that were involved in this event that I an still in contact with.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Sep-2013 07:39 bsmoodha Updated [Date, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
22-Nov-2015 18:37 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
25-Apr-2018 13:19 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
17-Feb-2019 08:02 Anon. Updated [Date]

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