Incident Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion , Tuesday 3 April 2018
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Date:Tuesday 3 April 2018
Time:18:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Owner/operator:USMC
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Combat Training Center at Arta Beach, Arta Beach -   Djibouti
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Arta Beach
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The helicopter expierenced a hard landing and sustained substantial damage.

Sources:

www.foxnews.com
https://news.usni.org/2018/04/05/air-operations-djibouti-halted-amphibious-exercise-canceled-2-marine-aviation-crashes-april-3

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikorsky_CH-53E_Super_Stallion
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Combat_Training_Center_at_Arta_Beach

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Apr-2018 19:18 gerard57 Added
05-Apr-2018 21:26 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source]

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