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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75254
Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Date:28-DEC-1988
Time:day
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: 545
C/n / msn: 65-343
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount Sagi 996 -   Israel
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Mount Sagi
Narrative:
Heavy cargo lift problems while en route to Mount Sagi. Tailboom seperated; crashed & caught fire (video). The pilot (Mordechay Sharon) was killed, the co-pilot (Yoav Naor) recovered.

Sources:

1. http://myplace.frontier.com/~anneled/IAFinventory.html#helicopters
2. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/videos/israeli53tailloss.avi


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jun-2010 01:49 TB Added
04-Aug-2010 10:50 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
23-Mar-2011 06:46 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2011 14:00 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]

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