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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 273847
Last updated: 28 January 2022
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Date:06-JAN-2022
Time:c. 15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic SUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1Z Viper
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps (USMC), HMLA-773
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst Apt. (WRI/KWRI), Wrightstown, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A USMC Bell AH-1Z Viper, operated by HMLA-773 / MAG 49 / 4th MAW, sustained substantial damage after crashing in a field near McGuire Field (Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst) Airport (WRI/KWRI), Wrightstown, New Jersey.
The two occupants received unspecified injuries.

Sources:

https://www.the-sun.com/news/4411055/helicopter-crash-wrightstown-new-jersey-mcguire-dix-lakehurst-aircraft/
https://www.nj.com/news/2022/01/military-helicopter-crashes-near-nj-base-officials-say.html
https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/2-hurt-after-military-helicopter-crashes-near-nj-base/3099677/
https://midjersey.news/2022/01/06/usmc-ah-1-helicopter-makes-hard-landing-in-wrightstown-two-marines-in-stable-condition/

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2022 04:15 Geno Added
07-Jan-2022 05:38 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
07-Jan-2022 08:38 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Embed code, Narrative]

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