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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71228
Last updated: 23 October 2021
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Date:16-DEC-1972
Time:c. 8:30 pm
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican (S-61R)
Owner/operator:United States Coast Guard (USCG)
Registration: 1474
MSN: 61-636
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gulf of Mexico, W of Sarasota, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:NAS Key West, FL
Destination airport:St Pete Beach, FL
Narrative:
Crashed at sea after rescue mission.

Sources:

http://www.check-six.com/lib/Coast_Guard_Aviation_Casualties.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jan-2010 11:21 TB Added
08-Jan-2010 11:53 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants]
12-Jan-2010 11:35 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2012 07:20 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2012 12:13 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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