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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149188
Last updated: 10 December 2018
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Date:23-MAR-2003
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk
Owner/operator:United States Air Force
Registration: 97-26778
C/n / msn: 70.2460
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:18 miles north of Ghazni -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A U.S. Air Force helicopter from the 41st Rescue Squadron at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia crashed Sunday in southeastern Afghanistan, killing all six people (four airmen and two PJ's) on board.
The HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter was on a medical evacuation mission when it crashed about 18 miles north of Ghazni.

Sources:

http://www.pjsinnam.com/war_on_terror/komodo_11/Komodo_11.htm
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1997.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Sep-2012 04:58 krasatpi Added
13-Aug-2013 14:03 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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