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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70736
Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Date:30-APR-2002
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky HH-3E (S-61R)
Owner/operator:Tunisian Air Force
Registration:
MSN: 61-552
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Medjez El Bab, 60km NW of Tunis -   Tunisia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kef region
Destination airport:Tunis
Narrative:
Suffered in-flight failure of main rotor blade and crashed into river. Army Chief of Staff Brig Gen Abdel Aziz Skik killed.

Sources:

http://www.jbaugher.com/usaf_serials/1965.html
Air Forces Monthly JUL 2002, p72
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/1962415.stm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Dec-2009 04:00 TB Added
25-Jul-2010 02:25 TB Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Apr-2011 12:18 Luciferium Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
17-Sep-2012 12:43 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2012 08:52 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
23-Feb-2013 13:33 TB Updated [Source]

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