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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71257
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:15-APR-1970
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: 66-13280
MSN: 61-578
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kontum -   Vietnam
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Caught fire in flight and crashed. Two of the five crew members died in the crash.

Sources:

https://911gfx.nexus.net/aircraftlosses.html
https://www.thisdayinaviation.com/24-october-1969-the-rescue-of-misty-11/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jan-2010 08:10 TB Added
21-Dec-2012 10:21 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]
25-Oct-2020 09:09 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]

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