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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122069
Last updated: 25 October 2019
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Date:02-MAY-2011
Time:c. 01:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky MH-60K Black Hawk
Owner/operator:US Army 160th SOAR
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Abbottabad, Hazara Region -   Pakistan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tarbela Ghazi Airbase
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While hovering over the Osama Bin Laden compound during a military raid, helicopter suffered difficulties and performed a soft 'crash landing' - striking a wall and flipping on their side. Helicopter was destroyed in the accident - no information released about injuries to flight crew.

Sources:

http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/j/MSNBC/Components/Photo/_new/pb-110502-osama-compound-1.photoblog900.jpg
https://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2011/05/some-white-knuckle-moments-for-elite-navy-seals-team.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2011 22:32 bizjets101 Added
02-May-2011 22:33 bizjets101 Updated [Country]
03-May-2011 12:46 Mich Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
06-May-2011 09:46 TB Updated [Time, Narrative]
10-May-2011 08:58 RW-018 Updated [Operator, Departure airport]

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