Accident Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk 78-23002,
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Date:Tuesday 25 October 1983
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk
Owner/operator:USMC
Registration: 78-23002
MSN: 70065
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Government House, St. George's -   Grenada
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
During the US invasion of the island Grenada, Operation Urgent Fury, after being hit by antiaircraft fire, two helicopters crashed, killing one of the pilots, Capt. Keith J. Lucas.

Sources:

http://www.history.army.mil/html/books/grenada/urgent_fury.pdf
http://www.armyaircrews.com/blackhawk.html
http://joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1978.html

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jun-2014 18:23 gerard57 Added
12-Jun-2014 18:25 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Source]
30-Apr-2022 03:37 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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