Accident Boeing CH-46E Sea Knight 152579, Friday 21 March 2003
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Date:Friday 21 March 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic H46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing CH-46E Sea Knight
Registration: 152579
MSN: 2201
Year of manufacture:1966
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:S of the Iraqi border, near Umm Qasr -   Kuwait
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Eight British and four American troops died in a helicopter crash as the ground invasion of Iraq in the first Iraq war began.
The British troops from 3 Commando Brigade and US troops were killed when a US CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed in Kuwait several miles south of the Iraqi border said US defence officials.


Scramble 303

Revision history:

20-Feb-2013 08:47 gerard57 Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2017 15:17 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
19-Jun-2021 07:40 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]

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