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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240906
Last updated: 12 November 2020
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Date:03-SEP-2020
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sneads Ferry, NC -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:MCAS New River, NC
Destination airport:MCAS New River, NC
Narrative:
After making an emergency landing, the USMC helicopter caught fire and was destroyed. The four crew members left the helicopter safely.

Sources:

https://www.wect.com/2020/09/03/military-helicopter-makes-emergency-landing-sneads-ferry/
https://www.witn.com/2020/09/03/new-river-air-station-helicopter-makes-emergency-landing-in-sneads-ferry/
https://wcti12.com/news/local/officials-military-helicopter-went-down-in-sneads-ferry
https://taskandpurpose.com/news/marine-corps-helicopter-fire-new-river

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Sep-2020 07:12 gerard57 Added
04-Sep-2020 07:24 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Sep-2020 07:28 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]

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