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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56218
Last updated: 8 November 2019
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Date:24-JAN-1975
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53C Sea Stallion
Owner/operator:21st SOS, USAF (21st SOS, United States Air Force)
Registration: 70-1628
C/n / msn: 65-338
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ban Nakhon, Thailand -   Thailand
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nakom Phanom RTAFB, Thailand
Destination airport:
Narrative:
24 January 1975, CH-53 70-1628 crashed near Ban Nakhon, Thailand. The four-man crew were all killed. Cause of accident attributed to main rotor head failure.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/21st_Special_Operations_Squadron
http://www.rotorheadsrus.us/documents/119.html
http://airforce.togetherweserved.com/usaf/servlet/tws.webapp.WebApp?cmd=ShadowBoxProfile&type=Person&ID=80349


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jan-2012 13:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2014 09:45 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]

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