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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56028
Last updated: 16 August 2019
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Date:04-NOV-1992
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 MMHS 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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Guam (LPH 9)
Destination airport:USS Guam (LPH 9)
Narrative:
Crashed while conducting routine night training exercises.
Onboard were: 1st LT. Mark Gruber, Capt. Jeffrey Wright, SSgt. Dennis Dwyer, LCpl Scott Paul, LCpl Kenneth Saunders

Sources:

http://www.upi.com/archives/1992/11/06/Marines-say-five-died-in-crash/6085721026000/
The Stanford Daily, Volume 202, Issue 30, 6 November 1992
www.usmcu.edu/content/chronologies-1992


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]

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