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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 264384
Last updated: 11 September 2021
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Date:22-JUN-2021
Time:09:59 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky MH-53E Sea Dragon
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 163056
MSN: 65-550
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Iki Airport (IKI/RJDB) -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:South Korea
Destination airport:United States Fleet Activities Sasebo (RJFW), Japan
Narrative:
A US Navy Sikorsky MH-53E Sea Dragon, operated by Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14), coded "BJ-554", made a precautionary landing at Iki Airport (IKI/RJDB) at 09:59 LT.
After some maintenance work, the helicopter left the airport at 12:29. During the incident the airport was closed, however, there were no scheduled commercial flight at the time.

Sources:

https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/5f6f0cad12dbbb38079ab689c2c4be51e4e2bef2
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20210622/k10013097301000.html?utm_int=news-social_contents_list-items_011

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HM-14


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2021 07:37 isamuel Added
22-Jun-2021 08:36 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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