Incident Eurocopter UH-72A Lakota 168248, Tuesday 27 April 2021
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Date:Tuesday 27 April 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter UH-72A Lakota
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 168248
MSN: 9272
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown, MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK/KNHK)
Destination airport:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK/KNHK)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Airbus Helicopters UH-72A Lakota of the United States Naval Test Pilot School made an emergency landing at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown, Maryland after having issues with the gearbox. The helicopter made a safe landing and recieved minor repairs to the gearbox before taking back off and returning to NAS Patuxent River.


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26-Jun-2022 06:00 nhofmann54 Added

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