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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268515
Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Date:14-OCT-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk
Owner/operator:Royal Australian Navy (RAN)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Philippine Sea -   Philippines
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMAS Brisbane
Destination airport:HMAS Brisbane
Narrative:
An MH-60R Seahawk helicopter ditched in the Philippine Sea on approach to HMAS Brisbane. There were three crew members on board who were rescued approximately 20 minutes later with minor injuries. The aircraft was based on HMAS Brisbane, a Hobart-class air warfare destroyer operated by the Royal Australian Navy.

Sources:

https://news.defence.gov.au/media/media-releases/three-aircrew-safe-after-helicopter-ditched-philippine-sea


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Oct-2021 05:57 k42 Added
14-Oct-2021 05:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Damage]
14-Oct-2021 07:24 Aerossurance Updated [Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
14-Oct-2021 13:47 Aerossurance Updated [Operator]
15-Oct-2021 11:12 k42 Updated [Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]

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