Accident Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallion 153296,
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Date:Wednesday 8 January 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallion
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 153296
MSN: 65-073
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Whaleyville, MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:MCAS New River, NC (NCA/KNCA)
Destination airport:Wrightstown-McGuire AFB, NJ (WRI/KWRI)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed on a farm near Whaleyville during a routine training mission from New River, NC to McGuire AFB, NJ.

* 1st Lt. Granville D. Pullen
* 1st Lt. Edwin J. Ruff Jr.
* LCpl. John V. Cataldi
* Sgt. Ralph C. Schlectic
* A1C Mark D. Lamascus


Obituary of one of the occupants:

Revision history:

23-Mar-2017 17:37 skonesam Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
20-Jul-2023 16:36 nhofmann54 Updated [[Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]]

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