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Time:c. 11:00
Type:Sikorsky MH-53E Sea Dragon
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 164772
MSN: 65-615
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 3 mi off Malaquite Beach, Padre Island, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NAS Corpus Christi, TX
Destination airport:
Crashed in Gulf of Mexico after reported mechanical problems.


Scramble 257
Air Forces Monthly October 2000, p74

Revision history:

09-Mar-2017 13:50 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 09:41 TB Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 09:46 TB Updated [Time]

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