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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162748
Last updated: 13 April 2019
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Date:16-DEC-2013
Time:15:30 JST
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky MH-60S Knighthawk
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Miura city, roughly 60 kilometres (38 miles) south of Tokyo -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Atsugi airbase (RJTA), Japan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Obviously because of a technical malfunction (tail rotor jam, transmission problem), the pilot of the US Navy helicopter had to perform an emergency landing. In the landing two of the four occupants were injured. Upon the emergency landing, the helicopter fell over sideways. This is a carrier helicopter of USS George Washington, CVN-73, which stops at Yokosuka port, and it belongs to Carrier Air Wing Five,CVW-5 of Atsugi airbase RJTA.

Sources:

http://aaj.tv/2013/12/us-navy-helicopter-crashes-in-japan/
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/12/16/national/navy-copter-crash-lands-pair-hurt/
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20131216-00000086-mai-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20131216-00000023-asahi-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20131216-00000762-yom-soci
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20131219-00000559-yom-soci


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Dec-2013 11:21 gerard57 Added
16-Dec-2013 12:38 plcedi Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
16-Dec-2013 13:57 isamuel Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
16-Dec-2013 14:48 chulian1819 Updated [Damage]
17-Dec-2013 08:10 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
19-Dec-2013 13:09 isamuel Updated [Departure airport, Source]
19-Dec-2013 13:34 harro Updated [Embed code]

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