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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71406
Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Date:08-JUN-1997
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale HH-65A Dolphin (SA 365N)
Owner/operator:US Coast Guard (USCG)
Registration: 6549
C/n / msn: 6223
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pacific, 60 mi W of Cape Mendocino, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Humboldt County Airport CA (ACV / KACV)
Destination airport:Humboldt County Airport, CA (ACV / KACV)
Narrative:
Impacted the water in poor weather conditions and high seas during an instrument approach to the last known position of a liferaft from yacht Ezara-2

Sources:

http://www.check-six.com/lib/Coast_Guard_Aviation_Casualties.htm
https://hlcopters.com/coast-guard-holds-memorial-for-local-helicopter-crew-lost-23-years-ago/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2010 10:07 TB Added
22-Apr-2010 03:04 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
17-Dec-2012 09:34 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2013 00:24 Anon. Updated [Phase, Nature]
07-Jun-2020 08:35 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jun-2020 08:36 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]

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