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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 301401
 
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Date:23-NOV-2022
Time:c. 05:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk
Owner/operator:Cormorant Ventures Ltd opf. SDGE
Registration: N160AQ
MSN: 70-309
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:near San Diego-Brown Field Municipal Airport (SDM/KSDM), CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:San Diego-Gillespie Field, CA (SEE/KSEE)
Destination airport:San Diego-Brown Field Municipal Airport, CA (SDM/KSDM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The firefighting helicopter contracted by San Diego Gas and Electric and a Navy MH-60R Seahawk collided at night near San Diego-Brown Field Municipal Airport (SDM/KSDM), California.
Both helicopters landed safely. There were no injuries.

Sources:

https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/two-helicopters-collide-mid-air-near-brown-field-in-otay-mesa/3105843/
https://fireaviation.com/2022/11/23/navy-helicopter-collides-with-firefighting-helicopter-both-land-safely/

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N160AQ
https://www.helis.com/database/cn/43300/

NTSB
FAA

Media:


Images:

Photo of N160AQ courtesy AirHistory.net


San Diego / El Cajon - Gillespie Field (KSEE / SEE)
2 February 2020; (c) Adrian Romang

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Nov-2022 13:43 Captain Adam Added
24-Nov-2022 13:56 harro Updated
24-Nov-2022 16:47 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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