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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56009
Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Date:08-JAN-1975
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: 153296
C/n / msn: 65-073
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Whaleysville, MD -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
"crashed on a farm near Whaleysville during a routine training mission from New River, NC to McGuire AFB, NJ"

Killed:
* 1st Lt. Granville D. Pullen
* 1st Lt. Edwin J. Ruff Jr.
* LCpl. John V. Cataldi
* Sgt. Ralph C. Schlectic
* A1C Mark D. Lamascus

Sources:

Obituary of one of the occupants: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=PULLEN&GSfn=GRANVILLE&GSmn=D.&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=74292992&df=all&


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Mar-2017 17:37 skonesam Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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