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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70661
Last updated: 8 September 2019
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Date:24-APR-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-54A Tarhe (S-64A)
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration: 68-18442
C/n / msn: 64-044
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:LZ High Tower, Xiangkhouang -   Laos
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
After unloading a D-4 dozer at the landing zone, the nose gear struck the ground, causing the helicopter to cartwheel.

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1968.html
2. http://www.armyaircrews.com/other_nam.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Dec-2009 11:59 TB Added
18-Mar-2011 16:22 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2014 10:08 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source]

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