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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 264990
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Type:Sikorsky MH-53E
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 163053
MSN: 65544
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NAS Sigonella -   Italy
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:HC-4
Destination airport:
Lifted off again while taxiing through the fresh water wash station on the taxiway after landing and main rotor struck the ground and than the helicopter itself. The crew members were injured including broken bones. A fire was quickly extinguished but the helicopter was extensive damaged.


AFM OCT 2004

Revision history:

02-Jul-2021 19:33 TB Added
02-Jul-2021 19:33 TB Updated [Plane category]
01-Dec-2021 13:10 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]

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