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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235366
Last updated: 6 August 2020
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Date:20-APR-2020
Time:13:15:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-61N
Owner/operator:Heligroup Fire LLC
Registration: N908CH
C/n / msn: 61776
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Camp Dwyer, Helmand -   Afghanistan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Camp Dwyer
Narrative:
A Sikorsky S-61N helicopter, N908CH, was involved in an accident when it lost tail rotor authority on landing at Camp Dwyer, Helmand, Afghanistan.
The helicopter rolled over on its side, sustaining substantial damage. The one flightcrew member was seriously injured and the two cabin crew members received minor injures.

Sources:

FAA
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N908CH

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Carson-Helicopters/Sikorsky-S-61N/4616233 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Apr-2020 00:18 Captain Adam Added

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