Incident Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion 162519, Sunday 22 June 2003
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Date:Sunday 22 June 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Registration: 162519
MSN: 65-531
Year of manufacture:1985
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Godoria Range -   Djibouti
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
During a training exercise an 8th Air Force B-52 Stratofortress from Diego Garcia inadvertently destroyed two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters (162492 and 162519), killing a co-pilot and injuring seven others.
It has not been confirmed on which CH-53E the fatality occurred.


Revision history:

19-Feb-2013 11:27 gerard57 Added
11-Jan-2014 20:39 harro Updated [Registration, Narrative]

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