Accident Sikorsky HH-53C Super Jolly 68-10355, Tuesday 15 January 1985
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Date:Tuesday 15 January 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic H53 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky HH-53C Super Jolly
Owner/operator:6594th Test Gp USAF
Registration: 68-10355
MSN: 65-185 *
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:540 NM N of Honolulu, Oahu, HI -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Hickam AFB
Destination airport:Hickam AFB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed when MRB separated from head while hovering over ship "Asian Beauty" during attempt to pick up sick seaman. Crashed on deck of the vessel.
All 7 crewmembers killed.

* C/N: Other source has 65-161.

- JF Baugher

Revision history:

06-Jan-2009 10:20 harro Added
28-Aug-2011 01:32 Anon. Updated [Phase, Departure airport]
16-Jul-2012 10:33 Anon. Updated [Registration, Operator]
25-Sep-2012 02:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]
21-Apr-2013 02:02 krasatpi Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2014 11:11 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 17:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
15-May-2020 19:41 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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