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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208753
Last updated: 25 September 2018
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Date:03-APR-2018
Time:14:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikosky CH-53E Super Stallion
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps (USMC), 3rd MAW
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:W of El Centro, CA -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The military helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. There are said to be four fatalities. The helicopter was with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing out of the Miramar air station in San Diego, according to a base press statement.

Sources:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/marines-helicopter-crash-latest-updates-today-super-stallion-military-el-centro-california-a8287541.html
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-chopper-crash-20180403-story.html
https://www.vcstar.com/story/news/2018/04/03/4-presumed-dead-el-centro-marine-helicopter-crash/484664002/?from=new-cookie


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Apr-2018 06:13 gerard57 Added
04-Apr-2018 09:23 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase]
04-Apr-2018 09:26 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Apr-2018 09:29 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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