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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55635
Last updated: 23 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky/VFW-Fokker CH-53GS
Owner/operator:HFWS Heeresflieger
Registration: 84+08
MSN: V65-006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bückeburg -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Pilot with BIV-glasses on NVG training flight induced oszillation during logging operation. The helicopter crash landed on top of its underslung load causing serious structural damage to its forward port underside.


Scramble 273
Air Forces Monthly, Sep 2001, p72

Revision history:

08-Mar-2010 14:22 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
15-Jun-2010 11:08 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2010 10:53 TB Updated [Operator]
31-Oct-2012 04:33 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2019 21:52 Uli Elch Updated [Location]
31-Dec-2019 21:47 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
30-Jan-2020 08:59 TB Updated [Location]

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