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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56877
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky HH-53C Super Jolly
Owner/operator:6594th Test Gp USAF (6594th Test Gp United States Air Force)
Registration: 68-10355
MSN: 65-185 *
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:540 NM N of Honolulu, HI -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Hickam AFB
Destination airport:Hickam AFB
Crashed when MRB separated from head while hovering over ship "Asian Beauty" during attempt to pick up sick seaman. Crashed on deck of the vessel.
All 7 crewmembers killed.

* C/N: Other source has 65-161.

- JF Baugher

Revision history:

06-Jan-2009 10:20 harro Added
28-Aug-2011 01:32 Anon. Updated [Phase, Departure airport]
16-Jul-2012 10:33 Anon. Updated [Registration, Operator]
25-Sep-2012 02:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]
21-Apr-2013 02:02 krasatpi Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2014 11:11 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 17:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
15-May-2020 19:41 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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