Accident Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk , Thursday 27 October 1983
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Date:Thursday 27 October 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk
Owner/operator:United States Army
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Calivigny Island -   Grenada
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
During the US invasion of Grenada, Operation Urgent Fury, because of hostile ground fire, one UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed into another. The two helicopters went down in a tangled mess.
A third helicopter tried to take off, bent went out of control and crashed into the wreckage of the other two helicopters. There were no major injuries, but here soldiers were struck by the blades of a helicopter and died.


Revision history:

12-Jun-2014 18:08 gerard57 Added
12-Jun-2014 18:27 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
30-Apr-2022 03:44 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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