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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56028
Last updated: 30 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Owner/operator:USMC HMM(REIN)-261 - 22nd MEU
Registration: 163064
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:37 Miles east of the Canary Islands -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:USS Guam (LPH 9)
Destination airport:USS Guam (LPH 9)
Crashed while conducting routine night training exercises. Flew into fog on NVGs
Onboard were: 1st LT. Mark Gruber, Capt. Jeffrey Wright, SSgt. Dennis Dwyer, LCpl Scott Paul, LCpl Kenneth Saunders

The Stanford Daily, Volume 202, Issue 30, 6 November 1992

Revision history:

12-Jun-2017 11:59 Rodger Asai Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2019 14:31 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
12-Oct-2019 13:41 Anon. Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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