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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71255
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:05-OCT-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky HH-3E Sea King (S-61R)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 65-12782
MSN: 61-557
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:on Laos-S. Vietnam border, W of Da Nang -   Laos
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by ground fire during attempted rescue and burned.

Sources:

https://911gfx.nexus.net/aircraftlosses.html
- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jan-2010 07:58 TB Added
21-Dec-2012 10:10 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]
21-Jun-2014 21:44 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Source]

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