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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56036
Last updated: 3 December 2019
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Date:06-MAY-1985
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallion
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 157138
C/n / msn: 65-264
Fatalities:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 NM off Yakushima Island -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Camp Butler, Okinawa
Destination airport:Iwakuni NAS
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea.

Sources:

http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1985/1985%20-%202270.html
El Tiempo 7 May 1985, 10A


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2009 06:56 harro Updated
25-Jun-2014 10:20 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase]
21-Mar-2017 19:45 TB Updated [Total occupants, Phase, Source]

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