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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71388
Last updated: 3 July 2021
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Date:02-MAY-1963
Time:night
Type:Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard (S-62C)
Owner/operator:United States Coast Guard (USCG)
Registration: 1354
MSN: 62-023
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 2 mi off Duxbury, MA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ditched off shore at night during hunt for an overdue cabin cruiser. Occupants rescued by a second helicopter after they floated in the sea for about two hours. Helicopter capsized and was salvaged without its tail by the cutter Acushnet.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 2 May 1963, p1/3 May 1963, p10 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2010 12:21 TB Added
17-Sep-2012 08:03 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Narrative]
05-Oct-2012 08:42 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Narrative]
03-Jul-2021 17:19 TB Updated [Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
03-Jul-2021 17:35 TB Updated [Location]

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