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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56224
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:14-MAY-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:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 68-10926
C/n / msn: 65-222
Fatalities:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Koh Tang Island -   Cambodia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crippled by ground fire on beach of Koh Tang island during Mayaguez rescue, took off, limped off shore and crashed.

Sources:

- JF Baugher
Hamburger Abendblatt 21.5.1975, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Aug-2012 09:35 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2013 10:32 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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