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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56254
Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Date:26-SEP-1975
Time:10:30 LT
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: 70-1632
C/n / msn: 65-342
Fatalities:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hagen/Delbrück -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sembach AB
Destination airport:Hessisch Oldendorf
Narrative:
Dual engine failure due to ice ingestion and engine anti-ice system not activated. Autorotation attempt too late. Crashed into field at Sudhagen between Delbrück and Westenholz, west of Paderborn.

Sources:

http://www.feuerwehr-delbrueck.de/lz3/hubschrauberabsturz_26_9_75.jpg
Hamburger Abendblatt 27.9.1975, p24
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1970.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Aug-2010 10:08 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2010 10:10 TB Updated [Source]
15-Mar-2012 11:50 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
10-Jan-2013 08:45 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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