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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34396
Last updated: 28 August 2020
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Date:04-OCT-2008
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky HH-60H Seahawk
Owner/operator:HSC-84 US Navy
Registration: 163791
C/n / msn: 701668
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Combat Outpost Ford in Adhamiyah, north of Baghdad -   Iraq
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Seahawk helicopter impacted the another one while landing. The crew was using night goggles. Involved were 163791 (repaired and flown again in July 2009) and 163797 (repaired and flown again in January 2011).

Sources:

https://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/Iraq-Blackhawk-Helicopters-Crash-In-Northern-Baghdad-US-Says/Article/200810115113432?lpos=Home_Carousel_Region_3&lid=ARTICLE_15113432_Iraq%3A_Blackhawk_Helicopters_Crash_In_Northern_Baghdad%2C_US_Says
Scramble 381


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Oct-2008 17:05 JINX Added
04-Nov-2008 22:30 RobertMB Updated
09-Feb-2011 07:54 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
09-Feb-2011 07:55 harro Updated [Narrative]
24-Aug-2013 19:29 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
10-Feb-2020 12:16 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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