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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56877
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:15-JAN-1985
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky HH-53 Super Jolly
Owner/operator:6594th Test Gp USAF (6594th Test Gp United States Air Force)
Registration: 68-10355
C/n / msn: 65-185 *
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:540 NM north of Honolulu, HI -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hickam AFB
Destination airport:Hickam AFB
Narrative:
Crashed when MRB separated from head while hovering over ship "Asian Beauty" during attempt to pick up sick seaman. Crashed on deck of the vessel.
All 7 crewmembers killed.

* C/N: Other source has 65-161.

Sources:

http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1985/1985%20-%200304.html
http://www.helis.com/database/cn/13570/
- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2009 10:20 harro Added
28-Aug-2011 01:32 Anon. Updated [Phase, Departure airport]
16-Jul-2012 10:33 Anon. Updated [Registration, Operator]
25-Sep-2012 02:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]
21-Apr-2013 02:02 krasatpi Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2014 11:11 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 17:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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