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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73387
Last updated: 29 October 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53 Yas'ur (Sea Stallion)
Owner/operator:Heyl Ha'Avir (Israeli Air Force)
Registration: 960
C/n / msn: 65-351
Fatalities:Fatalities: 54 / Occupants: 54
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:10 km W of Jordan River -   Israel
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Flew into hill on West Bank during exercise in the Jordan Valley. Crew Moshe Vitner/Hanoch Perlman.
- Probable Cause : The pilot flew below the permissible altitude during the dark hours of the night.



Revision history:

08-Mar-2010 12:19 TB Added
08-Mar-2010 12:24 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
04-Aug-2010 10:45 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
23-Mar-2011 11:12 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
21-May-2012 13:22 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
01-May-2018 07:03 Captain Adam Updated [Source, Narrative]

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