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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56396
Last updated: 28 December 2020
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Date:18-FEB-1998
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell HH-1N
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 158770
C/n / msn: 31439
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sequoia National Forest, California -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:China Lake NWC, California
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lt. Daniel F. Mondon; Lt. Bruce A. Williams; AET-3 Agustin Benitez-Rodriguez; AMS-3 Michael S. Monaghan & ADAN Dalyn Wyatt lost their lives when their SAR HH-1N Huey struck a wire & crashed in California's Sequoia National Forest.

Sources:

http://www.chinalakealumni.org/Accidents.htm
http://www.helis.com/database/cn/6662/
http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries20.html
http://www.bellhelicopter.com/MungoBlobs/802/70/potential.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Oct-2011 13:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2012 10:34 Rodger Asai Updated [Source, Narrative]

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