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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244826
Last updated: 23 November 2020
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Date:12-NOV-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60A+ Black Hawk
Owner/operator:US Army opf Multinational Force and Observers
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tiran Island, near Sharm el-Sheikh -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A UH-60A+ Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the Sinai desert in Egypt, resulting in 8 fatalities (6 Americans, a French national and a Czech citizen). The helicopter belonged to 1st United States Air Support Battalion (USASB) Det.1 Aviation Company (Det.1/AvCo) based at Sharm El Sheikh.
According to MFO one occupant survived the crash.

Sources:

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/World/2020/Nov-12/514249-helicopter-crash-in-sinai-kills-seven-peacekeepers-israeli-source.ashx
https://www.dw.com/en/egypt-several-dead-in-sinai-helicopter-crash/a-55576823
https://news.sky.com/story/at-least-seven-killed-in-egypt-helicopter-crash-12130821
https://mfo.org/news/helicopter-accident#https://www.scramble.nl/military-news/us-army-multinational-force-and-observers-blackhawk-crashed-in-egypt


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Nov-2020 12:56 gerard57 Added
12-Nov-2020 14:08 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 14:10 Aerossurance Updated [Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 14:12 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
12-Nov-2020 14:19 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 15:07 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 15:37 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 15:56 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
12-Nov-2020 16:17 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 17:25 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
12-Nov-2020 17:25 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants]

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