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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188125
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Time:c. 11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawk
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 165750/HU-713
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:James River, Virginia -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Norfolk, Naval Station Chambers Field, VA
Destination airport:Naval Station Chambers Field
The helicopter was hovering low over the river, near the James River Bridge, during routine training. For currently unknown reasons it impacted the water.

The accident was reported at 11:12. The three crew members were rescued uninjured.

The helicopter was assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two (HSC-2), the helicopter Fleet Replacement Squadron based at Naval Station Norfolk.


Revision history:

14-Jun-2016 17:57 Aerossurance Added
14-Jun-2016 18:02 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Jun-2016 19:31 Goldfish86 Updated [Location]
11-Feb-2020 09:26 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]
14-Mar-2020 12:58 harro Updated [Registration, Source]

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