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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71383
Last updated: 19 January 2021
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Date:22-DEC-1964
Time:
Type:Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard (S-62C)
Owner/operator:US Coast Guard (USCG)
Registration: 1363
C/n / msn: 62-040
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Trinidad Head, near Eureka, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Arcata, CA
Narrative:
Crashed into mountain in IFR conditions during flood rescue operation.

Sources:

http://www.check-six.com/lib/Coast_Guard_Aviation_Casualties.htm
https://maritime-executive.com/article/u-s-coast-guard-holds-memorial-service-helicopter-crash-victims


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2010 11:44 TB Added
12-Jan-2010 11:40 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2012 07:18 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
17-Sep-2012 07:20 TB Updated [Source]
20-Sep-2012 06:34 TB Updated [Source]
05-Oct-2012 08:34 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
18-Dec-2019 05:39 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source]

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