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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70762
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:30-NOV-1967
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CHSS-2 Sea King (S-61B)
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 4002
MSN: 61-189
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlantic Ocean off Bermuda -   Bermuda
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMCS Bonaventure
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Sea King 4002 of HS 50 was operating off the aircraft carrier HMCS Bonaventure with a crew of four. During the mission, the helicopter crashed into the sea off Bermuda. The pilot and co-pilot were ejected from the helicopter and survived. The other two crew members, Commissioned Officer Claire Tully and Petty Officer Douglas Mander did not escape and drowned.

Sources:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/bittersweet-50th-anniversary-for-canada-s-sea-king-helicopters-1.1349878
http://www.helis.com/database/cn/8122/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Dec-2009 12:38 TB Added
25-Aug-2011 05:04 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]
10-Sep-2021 18:58 Cosmo Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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