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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195047
Last updated: 19 October 2019
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Date:26-APR-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky MH-60R Sea Hawk
Owner/operator:US Navy (USN)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:24 miles E of Guam -   Guam
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Dewey (DDG 105)
Destination airport:USS Dewey (DDG 105)
Narrative:
The military helicopter crashed during take off on a training exercise after a suspected tail rotor cable tension failure. All occupants were rescued safely by USS Dewey (DDG 105).
The crew did not sustain any serious injuries.

Sources:


http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/04/27/us-navy-helicopter-crashes-in-pacific-near-guam.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20171106132431/http://www.navy.mil:80/submit/display.asp?story_id=100117
https://www.military.com/defensetech/2018/08/29/maintenance-mistakes-may-have-caused-2017-navy-helicopter-crash-guam.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Apr-2017 06:53 gerard57 Added
27-Apr-2017 07:20 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Apr-2017 10:23 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Sep-2018 07:27 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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