Incident Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk , Tuesday 5 January 2016
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Date:Tuesday 5 January 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk
Owner/operator:US Air Force (USAF)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sepon area, Marja district, Helmand province -   Afghanistan
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
There are reports of a military helicopter crash in Helmand province.
According to the Pentagon the helicopter crashed when a rotor blade struck a wall during a special forces operation.
One fatality is report but it is not clear if this was directly related to the loss of the helicopter or the subsequent combat.


Revision history:

05-Jan-2016 15:09 gerard57 Added
05-Jan-2016 18:48 EPIC Updated [Source, Narrative]
05-Jan-2016 18:55 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2016 08:52 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-Jan-2016 09:05 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
06-Jan-2016 13:27 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
22-Sep-2016 09:52 Aerossurance Updated [Operator]

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