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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74276
Last updated: 24 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 153305 / VJ
C/n / msn: 65-082
Fatalities:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:N of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:MCAF NEW RIVER
Destination airport:NEW RIVER / CAMP GIEGER
Mid-air collision with US Army Bell UH-1B 63-8572 while taking off near Jacksonville, NC
and crashed, killing all on board. The Bell crash landed, killing two of the 15 on board.


Hamburger Abendblatt 24.6.1967, p1
- JF Baugher


Taken by a friend hours after the crash.

Revision history:

11-May-2010 18:43 angels one five Added
03-Aug-2010 14:42 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]
13-Jul-2011 01:44 FRENCHY Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location]
31-Aug-2012 07:29 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
30-Dec-2012 08:58 TB Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Aug-2013 13:18 Uli Elch Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Sep-2019 19:34 Norm Frenchy LaFount Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Photo]

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