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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155215
Last updated: 25 June 2019
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Date:15-APR-2013
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cheolwon county, near the North Korean border -   South Korea
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed under while landing (brown out). There are no reported casualties. The incident occurred during ongoing South Korea-US joint military exercises. Called a "hard landing" by authorities. Post crash fire.

Sources:

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/us-military-black-hawk-crashes-near-north-korea-border_842468.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20130530075923/http://www.102touchfm.co.uk/news/headlines/us-helicopter-crashes-near-north-korea-border/
http://news.sky.com/story/1078712/us-helicopter-crashes-near-north-korea-border
https://www.funker530.com/ch-53-crash-almost-takes-off-marines-head/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Apr-2013 00:14 gerard57 Added
16-Apr-2013 00:28 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
16-Apr-2013 02:48 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Source]
16-Apr-2013 08:20 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Damage]
16-Apr-2013 23:48 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Operator, Location]
17-Apr-2013 01:21 Anon. Updated [Operator, Phase, Narrative]
22-Jan-2016 13:23 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2016 19:42 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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