Accident Sikorsky UH-60A+ Black Hawk 85-24463,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244826
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Date:Thursday 12 November 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky UH-60A+ Black Hawk
Owner/operator:US Army opf Multinational Force and Observers
Registration: 85-24463
MSN: 70.970
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Tiran Island, near Sharm el-Sheikh -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A UH-60A+ Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the Sinai desert in Egypt, resulting in 8 fatalities (6 Americans, a French national and a Czech citizen). The helicopter belonged to 1st United States Air Support Battalion (USASB) Det.1 Aviation Company (Det.1/AvCo) based at Sharm El Sheikh.
According to MFO one occupant survived the crash.


Revision history:

12-Nov-2020 12:56 gerard57 Added
12-Nov-2020 14:08 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 14:10 Aerossurance Updated [Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 14:12 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
12-Nov-2020 14:19 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 15:07 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 15:37 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 15:56 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
12-Nov-2020 16:17 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 17:25 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 17:25 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants]
21-Jul-2023 18:45 nhofmann54 Updated [[Total occupants]]

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