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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67777
Last updated: 25 November 2019
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Date:13-APR-2004
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky MH-53M
Owner/operator:USAF 16th SOW/20th SOS
Registration: 69-5797
C/n / msn: 65-252
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Zawbaa -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by RPG and force landed, 3 crew injured. Attempt to retrieve the helicopter failed (US troops were ambushed, with one being KIA & 7 injured) so the helicopter was blown up on site.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1969.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2009 22:14 JINX Added
09-Apr-2013 12:36 krasatpi Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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