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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144945
Last updated: 12 October 2019
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Date:11-APR-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic V22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 165844
C/n / msn: D0030
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Daraa river, Tan Tan -   Morocco
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A USMC Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey helicopter of VMM-261 (Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261, Bu.165844, coded EM-11) crashed in near the Daraa River, near a military training area in the Southern province of Tan Tan, southwest of Agadir, Morocco, after taking off from aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima, during a joint military exercise called African Lion. Two occupants were killed and two others seriously injured.

Sources:

http://www.thenewstribe.com/2012/04/12/two-us-soldiers-killed-in-morocco-helicopter-crash


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Apr-2012 12:43 gerard57 Added
11-Apr-2012 12:53 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
11-Apr-2012 17:39 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Apr-2012 02:49 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
12-Apr-2012 06:16 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2012 01:22 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Damage]
15-Apr-2012 05:31 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2016 20:51 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Narrative]
27-Apr-2019 19:27 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2019 19:32 TB Updated [Source]

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