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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56449
Last updated: 10 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing CH-47D Chinook
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration: 89-00165
MSN: M3319
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Iraq -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Forced landing after engine transmission fire which lead into engine fire and explosion at deceleration for landing. Engine failure appeared to have been the result of a manufacturing defect which had caused a crack in an engine transmission gear.


AFM June 2000, p78


Photo taken at time of crash on first day of ground war

Revision history:

14-Jan-2009 10:42 harro Updated
04-Apr-2010 10:28 TB Updated [Cn, Operator]
01-May-2017 09:16 Blackbirdxx1 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
01-Nov-2018 12:42 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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