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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232437
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Time:16:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky MH-60S Knighthawk
Owner/operator:US Navy (USN), HSC-12
Registration: 167835
MSN: 703158
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Philippine Sea, 180 km E of Okinawa -   Japan
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19)
Destination airport:USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19)
A Sikorsky MH-60S Knighthawk made an emergency ditching in the Philippine Sea, 170 kilometers east of Okinawa.
All five occupants were rescued by US Forces and Japan Air Self-Defense Force. No injuries were reported.

Two aircrew returned by U.S. Navy helicopter to USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).
Three were transported by a Japanese helicopter to Naval Hospital Okinawa for evaluation.

The wreckage was recovered from a depth of 19,075 ft in March 2021.

Sources: (photo)



Photo: Official U.S. Navy photo

Revision history:

25-Jan-2020 12:39 RobertMB Added
25-Jan-2020 14:51 isamuel Updated [Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 17:17 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 17:52 lupac Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 17:57 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Damage]
25-Jan-2020 18:02 Iceman 29 Updated [Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 19:05 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 19:40 RobertMB Updated [Operator]
26-Jan-2020 17:05 TB Updated [Location]
10-Feb-2020 12:13 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Operator]
24-Feb-2020 02:51 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2021 06:24 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Mar-2021 07:59 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
23-Mar-2021 15:24 harro Updated [Embed code, Photo]

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