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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56968
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Date:16-SEP-1996
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale HH-65A Dolphin (SA 365N)
Owner/operator:Heyl Ha'Avir (Israeli Air Force)
Registration: 905 /4X-FJB
C/n / msn: 6007
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea -   Israel
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Night vertigo led to crash in sea. Crew (Ben Tsion Bachar, Shachak Sela) killed, one Navy officer missing. The helicopter is the ex USCG HH-65A 4104.

Sources:

http://myplace.frontier.com/~anneled/IAFinventory.html
Flight International 4-10 June 1997


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
26-Aug-2010 09:31 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2011 16:15 harro Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
17-Dec-2012 09:33 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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