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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198407
Last updated: 2 August 2020
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Date:15-AUG-2017
Time:c. 21:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration: 13-20556
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles W of Kaena Point, Oahu, HI -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport: Wheeler Army Airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Black Hawk went missing between Kaena Point and Oahu's Dillingham. A spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division, said two helicopters were taking part in a nighttime training mission and, at 9:30 p.m, the second helicopter lost visual and radio contact with the first one.

The missing helicopter crashed at sea, c2mi offshore. USCG Hercules and Army Black Hawk aircrews spotted debris near Kaena Point, Oahu at 11:28 p.m. The USCG said 17 August 2017 it was now searching up to 50 miles off the coast.
On Monday 21 August 2017 search operations for the helicopter were suspended. All occupants are deemed to have died in the crash.

Sources:

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/08/16/black-hawk-helicopter-with-5-crew-members-on-board-crashes-off-hawaii-coast-guard-says.html
https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/five-missing-after-u-s-army-helicopter-goes-down-off-hawaii-1.3548115
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hawaii-plane-crash-idUSKCN1AW1JD
https://abcnews.go.com/US/missing-report-downed-army-helicopter-off-hawaii/story?id=49247820
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/army-black-hawk-helicopter-crews-search-suspended-hawaii/

2018:
https://www.stripes.com/news/us/black-hawk-crew-became-disoriented-before-hawaii-crash-army-report-says-1.546494
Scramble


Images:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Aug-2017 14:21 Iceman 29 Added
16-Aug-2017 14:22 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator]
16-Aug-2017 14:24 Iceman 29 Updated [Location]
16-Aug-2017 14:28 Iceman 29 Updated [Photo, ]
16-Aug-2017 14:29 Iceman 29 Updated [Date]
16-Aug-2017 14:56 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Aug-2017 15:01 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Narrative]
18-Aug-2017 14:30 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2017 11:26 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2017 08:14 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
07-Sep-2018 19:24 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
14-Mar-2020 12:35 harro Updated [Registration, Source, Embed code]

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