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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56005
Last updated: 11 November 2019
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Date:19-NOV-1984
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Owner/operator:USMC / HMH-464
Registration: 161253
C/n / msn: 65-425
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Camp Lejeune, N.C. -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A CH-53E hits the ground while attempting to lift a large gun at Camp Lejeune, N.C., killing six. Probable cause: material failure and design deficiency. All Super Stallions are grounded for inspection.

Sources:

http://articles.latimes.com/1987-01-10/local/me-3323_1_helicopter-crashes
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-05-14/local/me-5469_1_marine-corps-super-stallion-helicopter/2


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2013 02:02 krasatpi Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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