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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56222
Last updated: 13 November 2018
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Date:18-FEB-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53C Sea Stallion
Owner/operator:21 SOS, USAF (21 SOS, United States Air Force)
Registration: 68-10929
C/n / msn: 65-227
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nakhon Phanom RTAFB -   Thailand
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand
Destination airport:
Narrative:
CH-53C 68-10929 lost in combat, 18 Feb 1971, 21 SOS, Nakhon Phanom RTAB, no fatalities; Lost tail rotor due to ground fire during infil, crashed in Landing Zone at unspeficied location in Laos. All 11 on board unijuried, and rescued by another helicopter

Sources:

http://www.jollygreen.org/Research/RonThurlow/NotableH53s.htm
http://www.helis.com/database/cn/13617/
www.jollygreen.org/H53%20History/Tail%20number%20histories.doc
https://911gfx.nexus.net/aircraftlosses.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jan-2012 19:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Apr-2016 16:17 Hueyfoe Updated [Embed code]

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